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summit

Noun

1 the highest level or degree attainable; "his 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" [syn: acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, superlative, top]
2 the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock" [syn: peak, crown, crest, top, tip]
3 a meeting of heads of governments [syn: summit meeting] v : reach the summit of a mountain; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a peak; the top of a mountain
    In summer, it is possible to hike to the summit of Mt. Shasta.
  2. a gathering or assembly of leaders
    They met for an international summit on environmental issues.

Synonyms

Translations

peak, top of mountain
gathering of leaders

Derived terms

Verb

  1. In the context of "hiking|climbing": To reach the summit of a mountain.

Translations

to reach summit

Italian

Noun

summit m inv
  1. summit (gathering of leaders)

Synonyms

Tatar

Noun

summit
  1. summit.
    İnvestitsiä Summitı = Investment summit.

Extensive Definition

Summit may refer to:

Locations

United States:
elsewhere:

Schools, companies and organizations

Other uses

summit in German: Gipfel
summit in French: Summit
summit in Polish: Summit

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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