summit

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From Late Middle English somete, from early Middle French somete, from Old French sommette, somet (compare modern French sommet), a diminutive of som (highest part, top of a hill), from Latin summum.

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summit (plural summits)

  1. (countable) A peak; the top of a mountain.
    In summer, it is possible to hike to the summit of Mt. Shasta.
  2. (countable) A gathering or assembly of leaders.
    They met for an international summit on environmental issues.

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summit (third-person singular simple present summits, present participle summiting, simple past and past participle summited)

  1. (transitive, hiking, climbing, colloquial) To reach the summit of a mountain.
    • 2012, Kenza Moller, "Eyes on the North," Canadian Geographic, vol. 132, no. 4 (July/Aug.) p. 10:
      Of the range's 12 peaks, Mount Saskatchewan is the only one that has yet to be summited.

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summit m (invariable)

  1. summit (gathering of leaders)

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Swedish[edit]

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summit

  1. supine of simma. (strong inflection)

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summit

  1. summit.
    İnvestitsiä Summitı = Investment summit.

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