Meaning of SUMMIT in English


/ ˈsʌmɪt; NAmE / noun


the highest point of sth, especially the top of a mountain :

We reached the summit at noon.

This path leads to the summit.

( figurative )

the summit of his career


an official meeting or series of meetings between the leaders of two or more governments at which they discuss important matters :

a summit in Moscow

a summit conference



late Middle English (in the general sense top part ): from Old French somete , from som top, from Latin summum , neuter of summus highest.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.