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Verb: top out  tóp awt
  1. Give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
    "The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out"
     
  2. Provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    "the towers were topped out with conical roofs";
    - top
     
  3. To reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity
    "Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million";
    - peak

Derived forms: topping out, tops out, topped out

Type of: arrive at, attain, furnish, gain, hit, leave office, make, provide, quit, reach, render, resign, step down, supply

Antonym: bottom out

Encyclopedia: Top out