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English verb: culminate

1. culminate (change) end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage


SamplesThe meeting culminated in a tearful embrace.


Synonymsclimax


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)cease, end, finish, stop, terminate


Narrower (hyponym)crown, top

2. culminate (change) bring to a head or to the highest point


SamplesSeurat culminated pointillism.


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


Broader (hypernym)end, terminate

3. culminate (social) reach the highest or most decisive point


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)accomplish, achieve, attain, reach

4. culminate (motion) reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body


Pattern of useSomething ----s


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

5. culminate (change) rise to, or form, a summit


SamplesThe helmet culminated in a crest.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)form









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