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Culminate

Cul´mi`nate   Pronunciation: kŭl´mĭ`nāt
v. i.1.To reach its highest point of altitude; to come to the meridian; to be vertical or directly overhead.
[imp. & p. p. Culminated (-nā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Culminating (-nā`tĭng.]
As when his beams at noon
Culminate from the equator.
- Milton.
2.To reach the highest point, as of rank, size, power, numbers, etc.
a.1.Growing upward, as distinguished from a lateral growth; - applied to the growth of corals.
Verb1.culminate - end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
Synonyms: climax
2.culminate - bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"
3.culminate - reach the highest or most decisive point
4.culminate - of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian
5.culminate - rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest"
button up, cap, carry to completion, clean up, climax, close out, close up, complete, conclude, consummate, crest, crown, develop, do to perfection, end, finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, frost, get done, get it over, get through, get through with, head, ice, improve, mature, mop up, outtop, overarch, overtop, peak, perfect, ripen, round out, surmount, terminate, tip, top, top off, top out, wind up, wrap up
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