Simple Definition of summit
: the highest point of a mountain : the top of a mountain
: the highest level
: a meeting or series of meetings between the leaders of two or more governments
Full Definition of summit
Examples of summit in a sentence
The mountain range has summits over 10,000 feet high.
The climbers failed to reach the summit.
Leaders of several nations attended the economic summit.
A summit on global warming was held that year.
Origin of summit
Middle English somete, from Anglo-French sumet, diminutive of sum top, from Latin summum, neuter of summus highest — more at sum
First Known Use: 15th century
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Rhymes with summit
Definition of summit
1 : to participate in a summit conference
2 : to climb to the summit <summited on May 29>
First Known Use of summit
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