verb (used without object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), cul·mi·nat·ed, cul·mi·nat·ing.
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Origin of culminate
OTHER WORDS FROM culminatenon·cul·mi·nat·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for culminate
The notebook contains within it a dare for whoever picks it up, a scavenger hunt through the store that culminates in reciting Joni Mitchell’s “River” from a small stage to a mostly empty room.One Good Thing: Netflix’s Dash & Lily is a sweet TV rom-com with a Christmas twist|Emily VanDerWerff|November 20, 2020|Vox
Hogan added several chapters about his actions in the coronavirus crisis, culminating in his purchase of the first South Korean tests.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
All this culminated in the untimely and unethical use of CRISPR by the scientist He Jiankui to edit the germline DNA of human embryos, an irresponsible and cavalier act that affected the heredity of two girls forever.With CRISPR, humans can create their own evolutionary future|Adrian Woolfson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Express forecastForecast in detailOur fantastic stretch of weather culminates today with the seventh Nice Day stamp, as partly to mostly sunny skies and highs in the 70s dominate yet again.D.C.-area forecast: Another day of nice, warm weather before rain returns|Matt Rogers|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
This full and balanced wine from the Napa Valley boasts aromas of lychee, citrus, apple pie, and peach, all culminating in a lengthy finish.
Over the next few years, a chasm would open up between the Party and the KGB, culminating with the failed coup in August 1991.
A typical number would last 20 minutes or more during this culminating phase of his musical evolution.
The problem, as many an emperor could confirm, is that culminating points are easiest to identify in retrospect.
A flurry of emails continued over the weekend, culminating in what they claimed were $2 million in new donations.
What followed, instead, was a year of inaction, culminating in a government shutdown and a stand-off over the fiscal cliff.The Deal Has Passed, But Don’t Hold Your Breath for Bipartisanship|Jamelle Bouie|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The battle continued to rage with increasing violence, the culminating point being reached on November 11.Ypres and the Battles of Ypres|Unknown
And there was much love for him in the world—culminating in his own household.Art in England|Dutton Cook
Disturbances culminating in Miocene times once more produced terrestrial conditions.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology|J. E. Marr
His wife accompanied him, and now there began for them the culminating and most critical period of their lives.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
West of this stands the lumpy Mukchung-simo group, with its culminating point lying south, 24 W.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin