Synonyms of topical


1. topical, local (vs. general)

usage: pertaining to the surface of a body part; "a drug for topical (or local) application"; "a topical anesthesia"

2. topical

usage: of or relating to or arranged by topics; "a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis"

3. topical, current (vs. noncurrent)

usage: of interest at the present time; "a topical reference"; "a topical and timely study of civil liberty"

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Definition and meaning of topical (Dictionary)