meaning: to rise to, or form, a summit (verb)

example:The helmet culminated in a crest.

meaning: to bring to a head or to the highest point (verb)

example:Seurat culminated pointillism

meaning: to end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage (verb)

example:The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace.


meaning: to reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body (verb)

meaning: to reach the highest or most decisive point (verb)