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Meaning of SUMMIT

Pronunciation:  'sumit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a meeting of heads of governments
  2. [n]  the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
  3. [n]  the highest level or degree attainable; "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"

SUMMIT is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: acme, crest, crown, elevation, height, peak, peak, pinnacle, summit meeting, superlative, tip, top, top
 See Also: brow, degree, hilltop, level, meeting, mountain peak, pinnacle, place, point, spot, stage, topographic point



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

         Fixed on the summit of the highest mount. --Shak.

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

3. (Zo["o]l.) The most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or
   the part in which the hinge is situated.

{Summit level}, the highest level of a canal, a railroad, or
   the like, in surmounting an ascent.