from top to bottom

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from top to bottom

  1. (adjectival) In an exhaustive and pervasive manner.
    She's a born leader from top to bottom.
    Synonyms: through and through, to the core
  2. (adverbial) In the manner of conducting a remedy, search, or investigation (etc.) that is thorough and complete.
    They restored the car from top to bottom.
    Synonyms: completely, thoroughly, through and through

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(syntax) Typically used on a postpositive basis.

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