verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR summit
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Origin of summit
OTHER WORDS FROM summitsum·mit·al, adjectivesum·mit·less, adjectivemin·i·sum·mit, nounpre·sum·mit, adjective, noun
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Definition for summit (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for summit
If you’re summiting a peak on Sunday, that’s the day to eat instant oatmeal for breakfast and dinner from a freeze-dried, heat-and-eat bag.
After departing from Springer Mountain in northern Georgia on July 7, she reached the summit of Maine’s Mount Katahdin 51 days, 16 hours, and 30 minutes later.
Storz and colleagues captured several yellow-rumped leaf-eared mice, including the summit-topping one, plus mice from three other species from a range of high altitudes, the team reports July 16 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.A South American mouse is the world’s highest-dwelling mammal|Jack J. Lee|July 29, 2020|Science News
However, networks seem to be nearing the point at which they will shift their weight from the traditional TV mountain in order to scale streaming’s summit.TV networks begin to signal willingness to prioritize streaming over linear|Tim Peterson|July 29, 2020|Digiday
The Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has a peak performance of 200,000 trillion calculations per second—equivalent to about a million laptops.
It is the summit of human happiness: the surrender of man to God, of woman to man, of several women to the same man.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But then the summit gives way to the other side of the hill, and a childlike glee arises from the whooooosh of the descent.
Mark your calendar for the global summit, April 22 to 24 in NYC!
To whet your appetite, you can relive that glorious moment (and watch other programs from the 2014 summit) here.
The next time all the presidents from North and South America meet will be at the Summit of the Americas in Panama in April.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Three days later he was in Switzerland, and a few days later again he was on the summit of a minor but still difficult peak.Uncanny Tales|Various
At last he came to quite a hill, on the summit of which grew a tree with branches close to the ground.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
It was held to be certain death to climb to its summit, and foolhardy in the extreme to go far up its sides.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
A moment later the road led up a hill-side, and at the summit she caught his bridle and reined in.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for summit
- a meeting of chiefs of governments or other high officials
- (as modifier)a summit conference