Culminate Definition and Meaning
By Muazma Batool — Published on April 28, 2023
To reach the highest point or degree; climax
habitual antagonism that culminated in open hostility.
To come to completion; end
Years of waiting culminated in a tearful reunion.
(Astronomy) To reach the highest point above an observer's horizon. Used of stars and other celestial bodies.
To bring to the point of greatest intensity or to completion; climax
The ceremony culminated a long week of preparation.
Of a heavenly body, to be at the highest point, reach its greatest altitude.
(intransitive) To reach the (physical or figurative) summit, highest point, peak etc.
To reach a climax; to come to a decisive point, especially an end or conclusion.
Their messy breakup culminated in a restraining order.
The class will culminate with a rigorous examination.
To reach a point at which continued progress is not possible.
(transitive) To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.
(anatomy) Relating to the culmen
To reach its highest point of altitude; to come to the meridian; to be vertical or directly overhead.
As when his beams at noonCulminate from the equator.
To reach the highest point, as of rank, size, power, numbers, etc.
The reptile race culminated in the secondary era.
The house of Burgundy was rapidly culminating.
Growing upward, as distinguished from a lateral growth; - applied to the growth of corals.
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage;
The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace
bring to a head or to the highest point;
Seurat culminated pointillism
reach the highest or most decisive point
of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian
rise to, or form, a summit;
The helmet culminated in a crest
Written byMuazma Batool
As a copywriter, Muazma weaves words into a tapestry of compelling stories that capture hearts and minds. With a keen eye for detail and a mastery of language, she crafts messages that move people to action and create lasting impact.