› most important or successful in an organization, activity, etc.: We have a meeting with the company's top managers. She's applying for a range of top jobs in the field. He graduated from one of the top universities in the country.
› in the highest position or rank: My office is on the top floor of the building.top 10/50/100, etc. A number of Fortune Magazine's top 500 companies maintain headquarters or major facilities in New Jersey.