Search Result for "culminating":

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Culminate \Cul"mi*nate\ (k[u^]l"m[i^]*n[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Culminated (-n[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Culminating (-n[=a]`t[i^]ng.] [L. cuimen top or ridge. See Column.] 1. To reach its highest point of altitude; to come to the meridian; to be vertical or directly overhead. [1913 Webster] As when his beams at noon Culminate from the equator. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To reach the highest point, as of rank, size, power, numbers, etc. [1913 Webster] The reptile race culminated in the secondary era. --Dana. [1913 Webster] The house of Burgundy was rapidly culminating. --Motley. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "culminating": capping, closing, completing, completive, completory, concluding, conclusive, consummating, consummative, consummatory, crowning, culminative, ending, final, finalizing, finishing, fulfilling, heading, last, outtopping, overtopping, perfecting, perfective, terminal, terminating, terminative, topping, ultimate




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