Quick answer
"Fashion" is a noun which is often translated as "la moda", and "top" is a noun which is often translated as "la cima". Learn more about the difference between "fashion" and "top" below.
fashion(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vogue)
a. la moda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Floral print is the fashion for this spring.El estampado floral es la moda para esta primavera.
2. (industry)
a. la moda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My wife is a famous designer in the world of fashion.Mi esposa es una diseñadora famosa del mundo de la moda.
3. (manner)
a. la manera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They are all linked in some fashion.Están todos relacionados de alguna manera.
b. el modo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He loves me after his own fashion.Me quiere a su modo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to shape)
a. formar
God fashioned man from the dust of the earth.Dios formó al hombre con el polvo de la tierra.
b. elaborar
She fashioned a beautiful little bag from a piece of velvet.Elaboró una bella bolsita de un retazo de terciopelo.
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top(
tap
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (highest point)
a. la cima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After climbing for three hours, we finally reached the top of the mountain.Tras escalar durante tres horas, alcanzamos finalmente la cima de la montaña.
b. la parte de arriba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hat covered her hair and the top of her ears.El sombrero le cubría el pelo y la parte de arriba de las orejas.
c. lo alto
One must take a special elevator to reach the top of the building.Hay que tomar un ascensor especial para subir a lo alto del edificio.
2. (highest position)
a. la cima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With this promotion, I have reached the top of my career.Este ascenso me coloca en la cima de mi carrera.
b. el máximo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Athletes usually reach the top of their abilities between the ages of 20 and 25.Los atletas suelen alcanzar el máximo de su potencial entre los 20 y 25 años de edad.
3. (first position)
a. la cabeza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He's top of the list of best paid actors.Está a la cabeza de la lista de los actores mejor pagados.
4. (beginning)
a. la parte superior
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Please, write your names at the top of the page.Por favor, escriban sus nombres en la parte superior de la página.
5. (cover)
a. la tapa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Put the top on the container or else the food will go off.Ponle la tapa al recipiente; si no, se va a estropear la comida.
b. el tapón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We lost the top to the bottle, so we should probably drink the remnants.Perdimos el tapón de la botella, así que bebamos lo que queda.
6. (clothing)
a. la blusa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Tops with a lot of lace are in fashion.Las blusas con mucho encaje están de moda.
b. la camisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need to find a top to match my new suit.Tengo que encontrar una camisa que combine con el traje nuevo.
c. la camiseta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I love cotton tops with colored patterns.Me encantan las camisetas de algodón con diseños de colores.
d. el top
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tight)
She was wearing a very tight sequined top.Llevaba un top de lentejuelas muy ajustado.
e. el jersey
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Finally, we can put away our winter tops!¡Por fin, podemos guardar los jerseys de invierno!
7. (spinning toy)
a. el trompo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My favorite toy was a wooden top.Mi jugete preferido era un trompo de madera.
b. la peonza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The children were entertained for hours spinning the top.Los niños se entretuvieron por horas haciendo girar la peonza.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (highest)
a. más alto
We live on the top floor of the building.Vivimos en el piso más alto del edificio.
b. último
He stood on the top rung of the ladder, trying to fix the lamp.Estaba en el último peldaño de la escalera, intentando arreglar la lámpara.
9. (maximum)
a. máximo
The top speed of that car is 160 miles per hour.La velocidad máxima de ese coche es de 160 millas por hora.
10. (main)
a. principal
The top reason for his failure was lack of motivation.La razón principal de su fracaso fue la falta de motivación.
b. mayor
Our top priority right now is to find a solution to the problem.Nuestra mayor prioridad en estos momentos es encontrar una solución al problema.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to add)
a. poner por encima a
I like to top my ice cream with chocolate.Me gusta ponerle chocolate por encima al helado.
12. (to exceed)
a. superar
Yesterday he topped the record for most goals in a season.Ayer superó el récord del máximo número de goles en una temporada.
13. (to be listed first)
a. encabezar
Milk always tops the list of things I need from the store.La leche siempre encabeza la lista de las cosas que necesito del supermercado.
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