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NOUN (3)

1. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development;
- Example: "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"
- Example: "the artist's gifts are at their acme"
- Example: "at the height of her career"
- Example: "the peak of perfection"
- Example: "summer was at its peak"
- Example: "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"
- Example: "the summit of his ambition"
- Example: "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"
- Example: "at the top of his profession"
[syn: acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top]

2. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill);
- Example: "the view from the peak was magnificent"
- Example: "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"
- Example: "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
[syn: peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit]

3. a meeting of heads of governments;
[syn: summit, summit meeting]


VERB (1)

1. reach the summit (of a mountain);
- Example: "They breasted the mountain"
- Example: "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"
[syn: summit, breast]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Summit \Sum"mit\, n. [F. sommet, dim. of OF. som, sum, top, from L. summum, from summus highest. See Sum, n.] 1. The top; the highest point. [1913 Webster] Fixed on the summit of the highest mount. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme; as, the summit of human fame. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) The most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated. [1913 Webster] Summit level, the highest level of a canal, a railroad, or the like, in surmounting an ascent. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

summit n 1: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession" [syn: acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top] 2: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit" [syn: peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit] 3: a meeting of heads of governments [syn: summit, summit meeting] v 1: reach the summit (of a mountain); "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit" [syn: summit, breast]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "summit": acme, acme of perfection, all, apex, apogee, audience, bargaining, bargaining session, brow, cap, capstone, ceiling, climax, cloud nine, conclave, confab, confabulation, conference, confrontation, congress, consultation, consummation, convention, council, council fire, council of war, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, discussion, edge, end, exchange of views, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, heaven, heavens, height, high noon, high-level talk, highest degree, highest pitch, highest point, hilltop, huddle, interchange of views, interview, knoll, last word, limit, lofty peak, maximum, meeting, meridian, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, negotiations, news conference, no place higher, noon, nth degree, palaver, parley, peak, perfection, pic, pico, pike, pink, pink of perfection, pinnacle, pitch, point, pole, pourparler, powwow, precipice, press conference, ridge, roof, seance, session, seventh heaven, sitting, sky, spire, spur, summit conference, summitry, the whole, tip, tip-top, top, tor, ultimate, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, utmost, utmost extent, uttermost, vertex, very top, zenith
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Summit -- U.S. County in Ohio Population (2000): 542899 Housing Units (2000): 230880 Land area (2000): 412.723297 sq. miles (1068.948386 sq. km) Water area (2000): 7.338126 sq. miles (19.005659 sq. km) Total area (2000): 420.061423 sq. miles (1087.954045 sq. km) Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 41.095605 N, 81.520637 W Headwords: Summit Summit, OH Summit County Summit County, OH
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Summit -- U.S. County in Utah Population (2000): 29736 Housing Units (2000): 17489 Land area (2000): 1871.047522 sq. miles (4845.990629 sq. km) Water area (2000): 10.998556 sq. miles (28.486127 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1882.046078 sq. miles (4874.476756 sq. km) Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 40.828522 N, 111.273030 W Headwords: Summit Summit, UT Summit County Summit County, UT
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Summit -- U.S. County in Colorado Population (2000): 23548 Housing Units (2000): 24201 Land area (2000): 608.161860 sq. miles (1575.131920 sq. km) Water area (2000): 11.089165 sq. miles (28.720803 sq. km) Total area (2000): 619.251025 sq. miles (1603.852723 sq. km) Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08 Location: 39.574638 N, 106.070643 W Headwords: Summit Summit, CO Summit County Summit County, CO
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, AZ -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona Population (2000): 3702 Housing Units (2000): 1259 Land area (2000): 10.120625 sq. miles (26.212298 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.120625 sq. miles (26.212298 sq. km) FIPS code: 70240 Located within: Arizona (AZ), FIPS 04 Location: 32.063213 N, 110.943549 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, AZ Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 586 Housing Units (2000): 280 Land area (2000): 1.225333 sq. miles (3.173598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.225333 sq. miles (3.173598 sq. km) FIPS code: 67940 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 36.250212 N, 92.687592 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, AR Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, NJ -- U.S. city in New Jersey Population (2000): 21131 Housing Units (2000): 8146 Land area (2000): 6.053503 sq. miles (15.678499 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.021436 sq. miles (0.055519 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.074939 sq. miles (15.734018 sq. km) FIPS code: 71430 Located within: New Jersey (NJ), FIPS 34 Location: 40.716201 N, 74.362459 W ZIP Codes (1990): 07901 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, NJ Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 226 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.912003 sq. miles (2.362077 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.912003 sq. miles (2.362077 sq. km) FIPS code: 71450 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 35.665561 N, 95.425232 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, OK Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 10637 Housing Units (2000): 3552 Land area (2000): 2.123687 sq. miles (5.500324 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.153506 sq. miles (0.397578 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.277193 sq. miles (5.897902 sq. km) FIPS code: 73638 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.788530 N, 87.813909 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, IL Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, SC -- U.S. town in South Carolina Population (2000): 219 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 1.507531 sq. miles (3.904487 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.507531 sq. miles (3.904487 sq. km) FIPS code: 70315 Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45 Location: 33.924475 N, 81.423098 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, SC Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, SD -- U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 281 Housing Units (2000): 144 Land area (2000): 0.376049 sq. miles (0.973963 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.376049 sq. miles (0.973963 sq. km) FIPS code: 62220 Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 45.303743 N, 97.037106 W ZIP Codes (1990): 57266 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, SD Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, WA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 8041 Housing Units (2000): 3090 Land area (2000): 5.166308 sq. miles (13.380677 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.166308 sq. miles (13.380677 sq. km) FIPS code: 68365 Located within: Washington (WA), FIPS 53 Location: 47.167657 N, 122.358616 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, WA Summit
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Summit, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 1428 Housing Units (2000): 658 Land area (2000): 1.682166 sq. miles (4.356790 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000707 sq. miles (0.001830 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.682873 sq. miles (4.358620 sq. km) FIPS code: 71480 Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28 Location: 31.282793 N, 90.466773 W ZIP Codes (1990): 39666 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Summit, MS Summit