Meaning of overtop

o•ver•top

Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-top'n.ō'vur-top"), [key]
— v., n. -topped, -top•ping,
—v.t.
  1. to rise over or above the top of: a skyscraper that overtops all the other buildings.
  2. to rise above in authority; take precedence over; override: No individual shall overtop the law.
  3. to surpass or excel: a rise in sales that overtopped everyone in the industry.
—n.
  1. a top, sometimes sleeveless, designed to be worn over another garment, as a shirt or dress.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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