Synonyms of culminate


1. culminate, climax, end, stop, finish, terminate, cease

usage: end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"

2. culminate, end, terminate

usage: bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"

3. culminate, achieve, accomplish, attain, reach

usage: reach the highest or most decisive point

4. culminate, reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain

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

5. culminate, form

usage: rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest"

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Definition and meaning of culminate (Dictionary)