(noun, verb)


1. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

- the summit of his ambition

Similar word(s): acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, superlative, tiptop, top

Definition categories: state, degree, level, point, stage

2. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

- the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Similar word(s): crest, crown, peak, tip, top

Definition categories: location, place, spot

3. a meeting of heads of governments

Definition categories: group, meeting

Sentences with summit as a noun:

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

- They met for an international summit on environmental issues.


1. reach the summit (of a mountain)

- Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit

Similar word(s): breast

Definition categories: motion, attain, gain, hit, make, reach