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ˈsʌm ɪtsum·mit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topnoun

    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"

  2. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitnoun

    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"

  3. summit, summit meetingverb

    a meeting of heads of governments

  4. summit, breastverb

    reach the summit (of a mountain)

    "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"

Wiktionary

  1. summitnoun

    a peak; the top of a mountain

    In summer, it is possible to hike to the summit of Mt. Shasta.

  2. summitnoun

    a gathering or assembly of leaders

    They met for an international summit on environmental issues.

  3. summitverb

    To reach the summit of a mountain.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Summitnoun

    The top; the utmost height.

    Etymology: summitas, Lat.

    Have I fall’n or no?
    ———— From the dread summit of this chalky bourn!
    Look up a-height, the shrill-gorg’d lark so far
    Cannot be seen or heard. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    Ætna’s heat, that makes the summit glow,
    Enriches all the vales below. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Summitnoun

    the top; the highest point

  2. Summitnoun

    the highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme; as, the summit of human fame

  3. Summitnoun

    the most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated

  4. Etymology: [F. sommet, dim. of OF. som, sum, top, from L. summum, from summus highest. See Sum, n.]

Freebase

  1. Summit

    Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 21,457, reflecting an increase of 326 from the 21,131 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,374 from the 19,757 counted in the 1990 Census. Summit had the 16th-highest per capita income in the state as of the 2000 Census. What is now the city of Summit was incorporated as Summit Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1869, from portions of New Providence Township and Springfield Township. Summit was reincorporated as a city on March 8, 1899. The town's name may refer to its position atop the Second Watchung Mountain; it may also refer to Summit Lodge, the house to which jurist James Kent moved in 1837 and which stands today at 50 Kent Place Boulevard; or to a local sawmill owner who granted passage to the Morris and Essex Railroad for a route to "the summit of the Short Hills".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Summit

    sum′it, n. the highest point or degree: the top.—adj. Summ′itless, having no summit or top.—n. Summ′it-lev′el, the highest level. [O. Fr. som, the top of a hill—L. summum, highest.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. summit

    The highest altitude above mean sea level that a projectile reaches in its flight from the gun to the target; the algebraic sum of the maximum ordinate and the altitude of the gun.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'summit' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3680

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'summit' in Nouns Frequency: #1488

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of summit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of summit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of summit in a Sentence

  1. Ranveer Singh Jamval:

    We will target the mountaineering waste from Camp 1 (19,695 feet) to the summit, there are old cylinders, tents, tins, packets, equipment and other mountaineering waste. Apart from our own haversacks weighing 10 kg each, we intend to bring in another 10 kg each on the trip.

  2. Artyom Lukin:

    As for Russia, the Putin-Kim summit will reaffirm Moscow's place as a major player on the Korean peninsula. This meeting is important for Russian international prestige.

  3. Andrés Manuel López Obrador:

    Participation in the Los Angeles Summit has not yet been resolved because we are proposing that no one is excluded because we seek the unity of all Latin America, we feel that there should be no confrontation. Even with the differences, we must dialogue, all Americans, then we are yet to resolve this issue ; we have a very good relationship with the government of President Biden. We want everyone to be invited. That's the position of Mexico City.

  4. Timo Soini:

    I think that after the World Cup and after this summit, there will be no such thing (like Crimea).

  5. Kwon Moon-kook:

    I'm not opposed to the summit. I will listen to what they have to say, but I don't have high hopes. There will be other summits, a second, a third, but I'm too old now, there probably won't be any concrete changes in my lifetime.

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