verb (used without object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
Origin of culminate
Examples from the Web for culminate
This will all culminate in a mini-series event called The Defenders.Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and a Brief History of Black Superheroes|Chancellor Agard|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is no promise that the players will break into song to culminate the show ... but one can hope!
The overseas portion of the tour is slated to begin this month in the Netherlands and will culminate in mid-December in Belgium.Cat Power Announces Possible Tour Cancellation, Bankruptcy|Lauren Streib|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the remote room where Blodgett lurked the scheme of furnishing appeared to culminate.The Guarded Heights|Wadsworth Camp
Acute ophoritis may culminate in abscess but more usually adhesions are formed.
It was Bassano who started that great Spanish school which was to culminate in Velasquez.Venice|Dorothy Menpes
During the following night, internal troubles assumed the first definite shape of that in which they were soon to culminate.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
The flocks of sanderlings every day increase in size till they culminate about August 20th.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
Word Origin for culminate
1640s, from Late Latin culminatus past participle of culminare "to top, to crown," from Latin culmen (genitive culminis) "top, peak, summit, roof, gable," also used figuratively, contraction of columen (see column). Related: Culminated; culminating.