Tope Definition

tōp
toped, topes, toping
verb
toped, toping
To drink (liquor) habitually and excessively or engage in such drinking.
American Heritage
To drink (alcoholic liquor) in large amounts and often.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
drink
noun
topes
A Buddhist shrine in the form of a dome with a cupola.
Webster's New World
A small, gray European requiem shark (Galeorhinus galeus)
Webster's New World

(India) A grove of trees.

A toddy tope.
Wiktionary
(plural topes)
Wiktionary

Common usage: isotope i.e. "same place" (e.g. in the periodic table of the elements).

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
stupa
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Other Word Forms of Tope

Noun

Singular:
tope
Plural:
topes

Origin of Tope

  • Possibly from obsolete tope interjection used in proposing a toast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek τόπος (topos, “place").

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from Sanskrit.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Tamil

    From Wiktionary

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