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Definition 1: a meeting of heads of governments - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for summit in the sense of this definition

(summit is a kind of ...) a formally arranged gathering

"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"

Definition 2: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where summit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the view from the peak was magnificent
  • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
  • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Synonyms for summit in the sense of this definition

(summit is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

(... is a kind of summit ) the peak of a hill

"the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"

(... is a kind of summit ) a lofty peak

(... is a kind of summit ) the summit of a mountain

Definition 3: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development - [noun denoting state]

Samples where summit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for summit in the sense of this definition

(summit is a kind of ...) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

"a remarkable degree of frankness" "at what stage are the social sciences?"

Definition 4: reach the summit (of a mountain) - [verb of motion]

Samples where summit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for summit in the sense of this definition

(summit is a kind of ...) reach a destination, either real or abstract

"We hit Detroit by noon" "The water reached the doorstep" "We barely made it to the finish line" "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

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