summit

[หˆsสŒmษชt]

summit Definition

  • 1the highest point of a mountain or hill
  • 2a meeting between the leaders of two or more countries to discuss important matters

Using summit: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "summit" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    We finally reached the summit after a long climb.

  • Example

    The G7 summit is being held in the UK this year.

  • Example

    The summit between the two leaders was highly anticipated.

  • Example

    The view from the summit was breathtaking.

summit Synonyms and Antonyms

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Idioms Using summit

  • at the highest point of one's professional success

    Example

    After winning the Nobel Prize, she was at the summit of her career.

  • to achieve a great accomplishment or success

    Example

    After years of hard work, he finally climbed to the summit of his profession.

  • the highest level of achievement or quality in a particular field

    Example

    The company strives to reach the summit of excellence in all its products.

Phrases with summit

  • to successfully climb to the top of a mountain or hill

    Example

    After hours of hiking, we finally reached the summit of the mountain.

  • a meeting between the leaders of two or more countries to discuss important matters

    Example

    The summit meeting between the US and North Korea was widely covered by the media.

  • an irrational desire to reach the summit of a mountain at any cost, often leading to dangerous situations

    Example

    The climbers were suffering from summit fever and refused to turn back despite the worsening weather conditions.

Origins of summit

from Old French 'sommet', from Latin 'summus', meaning 'highest'

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Summary: summit in Brief

The term 'summit' [หˆsสŒmษชt] refers to the highest point of a mountain or hill, as well as a meeting between the leaders of two or more countries to discuss important matters. It is often used in phrases like 'reach the summit' and 'summit meeting,' and idioms like 'at the summit of one's career.' 'Summit' can also denote an irrational desire to reach the top of a mountain at any cost, known as 'summit fever.'

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