verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- summit meeting,
Origin of summit
Examples from the Web for summited
Not only had she summited Everest five times, but she had also made an effort to know the sherpas who fix ropes on the mountain.
Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are famous Russian “roofers” who have summited iconic buildings around the world.The Craziest Skyscraper Climbers in the World (Video)|The Daily Beast Video|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
- a meeting of chiefs of governments or other high officials
- (as modifier)a summit conference
Word Origin for summit
late 15c., from Middle French somete, from Old French sommette, diminutive of som, sum "highest part, top of a hill," from Latin summum, noun use of neuter of summus "highest," related to super "over" (see super-). The meaning "meeting of heads of state" (1950) is from Winston Churchill's metaphor of "a parley at the summit."