Associations to the word «Summit»


SUMMIT, noun. (countable) A peak; the top of a mountain.
SUMMIT, noun. (countable) A gathering or assembly of leaders.
SUMMIT, verb. (transitive) (hiking) (climbing) (colloquial) To reach the summit of a mountain.
SUMMIT FEVER, noun. (mountaineering) The compulsion to reach the summit of a mountain at all costs.
SUMMIT FEVER, noun. (figurative) (by extension) The obsessive need to complete a task.

Dictionary definition

SUMMIT, noun. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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".
SUMMIT, noun. The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit".
SUMMIT, noun. A meeting of heads of governments.
SUMMIT, verb. Reach the summit (of a mountain); "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit".

Wise words

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