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Synonyms for culminateˈkʌl məˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. culminate, climax(verb)

    end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

    "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"

    Synonyms:
    culminate, climax

  2. culminate(verb)

    bring to a head or to the highest point

    "Seurat culminated pointillism"

    Synonyms:
    climax

  3. culminate(verb)

    reach the highest or most decisive point

    Synonyms:
    climax

  4. culminate(verb)

    reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body

    Synonyms:
    climax

  5. culminate(verb)

    rise to, or form, a summit

    "The helmet culminated in a crest"

    Synonyms:
    climax

Wiktionary

  1. culminate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    peak

  2. culminate(verb)

    Of a heavenly body, to be at the highest point, reach its greatest altitude.

    Synonyms:
    peak

  3. culminate(verb)

    To reach the (physical) summit, highest point, peak etc.

    Synonyms:
    peak

  4. culminate(verb)

    To reach a climax; to come to the decisive point (especially as an end or conclusion).

    Synonyms:
    peak

  5. culminate(verb)

    To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.

    Synonyms:
    peak

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. culminate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be on the meridian

  2. culminate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    reach the highest point, be at the highest point

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