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summit

sum·mit

summit

 
 
pronunciation:
suh miht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part with the highest elevation, esp. of a mountain; peak.
They felt exhilarated when they reached the summit of the mountain.
synonyms:
apex, peak, pinnacle, tip, vertex
antonyms:
base, bottom
similar words:
altitude, height
definition 2: the highest point of success or accomplishment.
She was at the summit of her career in 1986.
synonyms:
acme, apex, climax, culmination, height, peak, zenith
antonyms:
nadir
similar words:
top
definition 3: the highest level, as of leaders of a government.
definition 4: a meeting of government leaders of the highest level, esp. one in which negotiations will take place.
The summit on arms limitations is scheduled to be held in Beijing.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: involving government officials of the highest rank.
Leaders of twelve countries will be attending the summit meeting.
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The word summit contains the following part:
sum, summ Latin root that means highest