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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytop out
he/she/ittops out
present participletopping out
past tensetopped out
past participletopped out

Related dictionary definitions

  1. if a rate or an amount tops out, it reaches its highest level
    top out at:

    Mortgage rates topped out at 10% before falling last spring.

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