top out

Definitions of top out
  1. verb
    to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity
    “Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million”
    synonyms: peak
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    Antonyms:
    bottom out
    reach the low point
    types:
    crest
    reach a high point
    type of:
    arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach
    reach a destination, either real or abstract
  2. verb
    give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
    “The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out”
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    type of:
    leave office, quit, resign, step down
    give up or retire from a position
  3. verb
    provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    synonyms: top
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    type of:
    furnish, provide, render, supply
    give something useful or necessary to
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