See also: Tope, topé, topě, and -tope

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

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 2Edit

NounEdit

tope (plural topes)

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

From Tamil.

NounEdit

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 4Edit

Probably from Pali. Doublet of stupa.

NounEdit

tope (plural topes)

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

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HoyahoyaEdit

NounEdit

tope

  1. meat

ReferencesEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

tope f pl

  1. plural of topa

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tope

  1. Alternative form of top

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tope m (plural topes)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

tope (Cyrillic spelling топе)

  1. third-person plural present of topiti

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic top, whence topar.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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AdverbEdit

tope

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

VerbEdit

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.

Further readingEdit


SwahiliEdit

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NounEdit

tope (ma class, plural matope)

  1. mud

West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

tope f (plural toopn, diminutive tooptje)

  1. vole
  2. shrew

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