tope

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See also: Tope, topé, topě, and -tope

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of obsolete top (to drink), as in top (off).

Verb[edit]

tope (third-person singular simple present topes, present participle toping, simple past and past participle toped)

  1. (archaic) To drink excessively; to get drunk.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tope (plural topes)

  1. A small, grey, European shark, Galeorhinus galeus, that has rough skin and a long snout.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Tamil.

Noun[edit]

tope (plural topes)

  1. (India) A grove of trees.
    • 2011, Chandra Mallampalli, Race, Religion and Law in Colonial India:
      In addition, a memorandum was kept containing receipts and issues of toddy drawn at a toddy tope.

Etymology 4[edit]

Probably from Pali. Doublet of stupa.

Noun[edit]

tope (plural topes)

  1. A mound-like Buddhist sepulchre, or memorial monument, often erected over a relic; a stupa.

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Hoyahoya[edit]

Noun[edit]

tope

  1. meat

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.pe/
  • Rhymes: -ɔpe
  • Hyphenation: tò‧pe

Noun[edit]

tope f pl

  1. plural of topa

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tope

  1. Alternative form of top

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: to‧pe

Noun[edit]

tope m (plural topes)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Verb[edit]

tope

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of topar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of topar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of topar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of topar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tope (Cyrillic spelling топе)

  1. third-person plural present of topiti

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic top, whence topar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtope/, [ˈt̪o.pe]
  • Hyphenation: to‧pe

Noun[edit]

tope m (plural topes)

  1. butt, end, butt end
  2. top, limit
  3. stop, catch, snag (also figuratively)
  4. collision
  5. quarrel, fight
  6. reinforcement
  7. (railway) buffer, bumper
  8. (nautical) masthead, lookout
  9. (Mexico) speed bump
    Synonym: (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) túmulo
  10. (Costa Rica, Nicaragua) equestrian parade usually held on the first day of a festival

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Adverb[edit]

tope

  1. (colloquial, Spain) really
    Es tope feo
    He's dead ugly

Verb[edit]

tope

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of topar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of topar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of topar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of topar.

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tope (ma class, plural matope)

  1. mud

West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Seems derived from Latin talpa?”

Noun[edit]

tope f (plural toopn, diminutive tooptje)

  1. vole
  2. shrew

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