from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The highest point or part; the top.
- n. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
- n. The highest level, as of government officials.
- n. A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
- transitive v. To climb to the summit of (a mountain).
- intransitive v. To climb to the summit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a peak; the top of a mountain
- n. a gathering or assembly of leaders
- v. To reach the summit of a mountain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The top; the highest point.
- n. The highest degree; the utmost elevation; the acme.
- n. The most elevated part of a bivalve shell, or the part in which the hinge is situated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The highest point; the top; the apex.
- n. The highest point or degree; the utmost elevation; the maximum; the climax.
- n. In mathematics: A point of a polyhedron where three or more surfaces (generally planes) meet.
- n. A point at which a penultimate curve cuts two coincident parts of the same degenerate curve.
- n. In bivalves, the highest part of the shell; the region in which the hinge is situated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
- v. reach the summit (of a mountain)
- n. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
- n. a meeting of heads of governments
Middle English somet, from Old French sommette, diminutive of som, top, from Latin summum, from neuter of summus, highest; see uper in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)