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Is atop a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word atop is a Scrabble US word. The word atop is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

A1T1O1P3

Is atop a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word atop is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

A1T1O1P3

Is atop a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word atop is a Words With Friends word. The word atop is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1T1O1P4

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Valid words made from Atop

You can make 18 words from 'atop' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'atop'

ATOP 6 

3 letters words from 'atop'

APO 5APT 5
OAT 3OPA 5
OPT 5PAT 5
POA 5POT 5
TAO 3TAP 5
TOP 5 

2 letters words from 'atop'

AT 2OP 4
PA 4PO 4
TA 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of atop

atop taop aotp oatp toap otap atpo tapo apto pato tpao ptao aopt oapt apot paot opat poat topa otpa tpoa ptoa opta pota

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word atop. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in atop.

Definitions and meaning of atop

atop

Etymology

From a- (on) +‎ top.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈtɒp/
  • Rhymes: -ɒp

Preposition

atop

  1. On the top of.
    He sat atop the mountain, waiting for the end of the world.
    • 1966, The Minnesota Review, vol. 6, page 242
      A virtue is made out of a necessity, with the child feeling far more atop and master of his oddness, his behavior now deliberate or even clever.
    • 2006, Dewey Lambdin, The Gun Ketch, page 48
      "And other things," she echoed, nodding slowly and resting her body a little more atop him again.
    • 2014, Paul Salopek, Blessed. Cursed. Claimed., National Geographic (December 2014)[1]
      “Monotheism was born here,” Goren tells me atop a cliff overlooking the sheet of iron-colored water.
  2. On the top, with "of".

Usage notes

"Atop of" was formerly much more commonly used than now.

Synonyms

  • on top
  • ontop (mainly US)

Derived terms

  • thereatop

Translations

Adverb

atop (not comparable)

  1. (literary or archaic) On, to, or at the top.
    • 1909, William Dean Howells, Seven English Cities, Kessinger Publishing 2004, p. 46:
      He has a handsome face, still bearded in the midst of a mostly clean-shaving nation, and with the white hairs prevalent on the cheeks and temples; his head is bald atop, though hardly from the uneasiness of wearing a crown.
    • 1978, James C. Humes, Speaker's Treasury of Anecdotes About the Famous, Harper & Row 1978, p. 102:
      The envoy found the French king playing the part of horse while his young son rode atop.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 52:
      Everything large or small is carried atop out of habit as much as necessity, like a delightful but defiant challenge to the laws of gravity.

Translations

Anagrams

  • POTA, pato

Aklanon

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatəp.

Noun

atop

  1. roof; thatch

Alangan

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qatəp, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatəp.

Noun

atop

  1. roof; thatch

Bikol Central

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qatəp, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatəp.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɑto̝p]

Noun

atóp

  1. roof; thatch

Derived terms

  • mag-atop

Cebuano

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qatəp, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatəp.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aˈtʊp/
  • Hyphenation: a‧top

Noun

atóp

  1. roof (cover at the top of a building)
  2. roofing (material used on the outside of a roof)
  3. rooftop
  4. paper covering for a kite

Verb

atóp

  1. to put a roof; to cover or furnish with a roof
  2. to cover a kite with paper covering

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:atop.

Anagrams

  • otap, pato, tapo, taop

Higaonon

Noun

atop

  1. roof

Hiligaynon

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qatəp, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatəp.

Noun

atóp

  1. roof

Verb

atóp

  1. to roof

Source: wiktionary.org
  • on top of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)