Synonyms for summit

Grammar : Noun
Spell : suhm-it
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsʌm ɪt

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Définition of summit

Origin :
  • 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."
  • noun top, crowning point
Example sentences :
  • A stream of water, pure as crystal, flowed along the path, from the summit to the base.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • This afternoon went with Jemmy to the summit of Yeadie, and took a round of angles.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • From the summit of Mount Margaret the view was very extensive.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • Went with Pierre to the summit of Skirmish Hill, and took angles.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The view from the summit of the hill is commanding and beautiful, but its grape is unique.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • About six miles from our encampment brought us to the summit.
  • Extract from : « The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California » by Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
  • From the height of this place and the summit of this century, let us go forth.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • The view from the summit, made up for the deviation from my route.
  • Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
  • We drive on for a mile or two till we reach the summit of the plateau.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • When she was at the summit of the Alps of fashion, she saw how little was to be seen.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for summit

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