Definition of Summit

1. Noun. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development. "At the top of his profession"

Exact synonyms: Acme, Elevation, Height, Meridian, Peak, Pinnacle, Superlative, Tiptop, Top
Generic synonyms: Degree, Level, Point, Stage
Derivative terms: Elevate, Elevate, Meridian, Peak, Superlative, Top, Top



2. Verb. Reach the summit (of a mountain). "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"
Exact synonyms: Breast
Generic synonyms: Arrive At, Attain, Gain, Hit, Make, Reach

3. Noun. The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill). "The region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
Exact synonyms: Crest, Crown, Peak, Tip, Top
Specialized synonyms: Brow, Hilltop, Pinnacle, Mountain Peak
Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point
Derivative terms: Crest, Top, Top

4. Noun. A meeting of heads of governments.
Exact synonyms: Summit Meeting
Generic synonyms: Group Meeting, Meeting

Definition of Summit

1. n. The top; the highest point.

Definition of Summit

1. Noun. a peak; the top of a mountain ¹

2. Noun. a gathering or assembly of leaders ¹

3. Verb. (transitive hiking climbing) To reach the summit of a mountain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Summit

1. the highest point [n -S] : SUMMITAL [adj] / to participate in a high-level conference [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Summit

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"С. 425) summit AVE. BLDG. CO. v. SANDERS (111 SE) KENDALL v. ... Action by the summit Avenue Building Company against JP Sanders and another. ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"mountain in a southwardly direction*until it intersects the first hills south of the Rayado river, and following the summit of said hills towards the east ..."

3. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"2.5 World summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) Mexico supports ... It played a leading role at the Monterrey summit and in the preparation of the ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"The hunters who told me of the custom when I was myself on the summit, assured me that rain always comes within a few days after the ceremony. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1830)
"Narrative of an Ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc, on the 8th and 9/A ... be seen from its summit, would be worth ten times the labour with which the ..."

6. Annual ReportRailroads (1873)
"THE EASTERN summit. This name has been given to the mountain-range forming the ... My observations were confined to the portion of the eastern .summit lying ..."

7. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... and far above could be traced a flat cone-shaped summit with a telegraph- tower behind it. Half-an-hour later they stepped out of the vehicle once more, ..."

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