summit: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sum'it), [key]
— n.
  1. the highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex.
  2. the highest point of attainment or aspiration: the summit of one's ambition.
  3. the highest state or degree.
  4. the highest level of diplomatic or other governmental officials: a meeting at the summit.
  5. See
  1. of or pertaining to a summit meeting: summit talks.
  1. to take part in a summit meeting.
  2. to reach a summit: summited after a 14-hour climb.
  1. to reach the summit of.


Pronunciation: (sum'it), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in NE New Jersey. 21,071.
  2. a city in NE Illinois. 10,110.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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