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
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
Synonym Discussion of summit
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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