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English noun: summit

1. summit (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


SamplesHis landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty.
The artist's gifts are at their acme.
At the height of her career.
The peak of perfection.
Summer was at its peak.
...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame.
The summit of his ambition.
So many highest superlatives achieved by man.
At the top of his profession.


Synonymsacme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, superlative, tiptop, top


Broader (hypernym)degree, level, point, stage

2. summit (location) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)


SamplesThe view from the peak was magnificent.
They clambered to the tip of Monadnock.
The region is a few molecules wide at the summit.


Synonymscrest, crown, peak, tip, top


Broader (hypernym)place, spot, topographic point


Narrower (hyponym)brow, hilltop, mountain peak, pinnacle

3. summit (group) a meeting of heads of governments


Synonymssummit meeting


Broader (hypernym)group meeting, meeting


English verb: summit

1. summit (motion) reach the summit (of a mountain)


SamplesThey breasted the mountain.
Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit.


Synonymsbreast


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach









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