Associations to the word «Culminate»


CULMINATE, verb. (intransitive) (astronomy) Of a heavenly body, to be at the highest point, reach its greatest altitude.
CULMINATE, verb. (intransitive) To reach the (physical) summit, highest point, peak etc.
CULMINATE, verb. (intransitive) To reach a climax; to come to the decisive point (especially as an end or conclusion).
CULMINATE, verb. (transitive) To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.

Dictionary definition

CULMINATE, verb. End, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace".
CULMINATE, verb. Bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism".
CULMINATE, verb. Reach the highest or most decisive point.
CULMINATE, verb. Reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body.
CULMINATE, verb. Rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest".

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