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tope 1

 (tōp)
tr. & intr.v. toped, top·ing, topes Archaic
To drink (liquor) habitually and excessively or engage in such drinking.

[Possibly from obsolete tope, interjection used in proposing a toast.]

top′er n.

tope 2

 (tōp)
n.
A small shark (Galeorhinus galeus) that has a long pointed snout and is commercially harvested for food and oil.

[Origin unknown.]

tope 3

 (tōp)
n.
See stupa.

[Hindi top, probably from Prakrit thūpo, from Sanskrit stūpaḥ, tuft of hair, crown of the head, summit, stupa.]

tope

(təʊp)
vb
to consume (alcoholic drink) as a regular habit, usually in large quantities
[C17: from French toper to keep an agreement, from Spanish topar to take a bet; probably because a wager was generally followed by a drink]
ˈtoper n

tope

(təʊp)
n
1. (Animals) a small grey requiem shark, Galeorhinus galeus, of European coastal waters
2. (Animals) any of various other small sharks
[C17: of uncertain origin; compare Norfolk dialect toper dogfish]

tope

(təʊp)
n
(Buddhism) another name for a stupa
[C19: from Hindi tōp; compare Sanskrit stūpa stupa]

tope1

(toʊp)

v. toped, top•ing. v.i.
1. to drink alcoholic liquor habitually and to excess.
v.t.
2. to drink (liquor) habitually and to excess.
[1645–55; orig. uncertain]

tope2

(toʊp)

n.
a small shark, Galeorhinus galeus, of European coasts.
[1680–90; perhaps akin to toper dogfish (Norfolk dial.), of obscure orig.]

tope3

(toʊp)

n.
[1805–15; < Hindi ṭop]

tope


Past participle: toped
Gerund: toping

Imperative
tope
tope
Present
I tope
you tope
he/she/it topes
we tope
you tope
they tope
Preterite
I toped
you toped
he/she/it toped
we toped
you toped
they toped
Present Continuous
I am toping
you are toping
he/she/it is toping
we are toping
you are toping
they are toping
Present Perfect
I have toped
you have toped
he/she/it has toped
we have toped
you have toped
they have toped
Past Continuous
I was toping
you were toping
he/she/it was toping
we were toping
you were toping
they were toping
Past Perfect
I had toped
you had toped
he/she/it had toped
we had toped
you had toped
they had toped
Future
I will tope
you will tope
he/she/it will tope
we will tope
you will tope
they will tope
Future Perfect
I will have toped
you will have toped
he/she/it will have toped
we will have toped
you will have toped
they will have toped
Future Continuous
I will be toping
you will be toping
he/she/it will be toping
we will be toping
you will be toping
they will be toping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been toping
you have been toping
he/she/it has been toping
we have been toping
you have been toping
they have been toping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been toping
you will have been toping
he/she/it will have been toping
we will have been toping
you will have been toping
they will have been toping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been toping
you had been toping
he/she/it had been toping
we had been toping
you had been toping
they had been toping
Conditional
I would tope
you would tope
he/she/it would tope
we would tope
you would tope
they would tope
Past Conditional
I would have toped
you would have toped
he/she/it would have toped
we would have toped
you would have toped
they would have toped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tope - a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
Verb1.tope - drink excessive amounts of alcoholtope - drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife"
habituate, use - take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely"
booze, drink, fuddle - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
Translations

tope

(o.f.) [təʊp] VIbeber (más de la cuenta), emborracharse
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