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Synonyms for apex
ˈeɪ pɛks; ˈeɪ pəˌsiz, ˈæp ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vertex, peak, apex, acme(noun)

    the highest point (of something)

    "at the peak of the pyramid"

    top, eyeshade, vertex, height, tiptop, crest, pinnacle, tip, meridian, heyday, visor, crown, solar apex, blossom, bill, extremum, elevation, apex of the sun's way, summit, acme, flower, superlative, bloom, prime, peak, vizor, efflorescence, point, flush


  2. apex, solar apex, apex of the sun's way(noun)

    the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars

    acme, vertex, apex of the sun's way, peak, solar apex



  1. apex(noun)

    The highest point of something.

    the apex of the building

    height, culmination, tip, top, end, acme, peak, summit, pinnacle

  2. apex(noun)

    The moment of greatest success, expansion, etc.

    the apex of civilization

    top, summit, acme, peak, height, end, culmination, tip, pinnacle

  3. apex(noun)

    The topmost vertex of a cone or pyramid (in their conventional orientation).

    pinnacle, acme, end, peak, tip, summit, top, culmination, height

  4. apex(noun)

    The pointed end of something.

    end, height, acme, top, pinnacle, peak, summit, tip, culmination

  5. apex(noun)

    The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ opposed to the end where it is attached to its support; the tip.

    end, culmination, tip, summit, top, peak, height, acme, pinnacle

  6. apex(noun)

    The point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun appears to move relative to nearby stars.

    peak, height, pinnacle, summit, end, top, culmination, tip, acme

  7. apex(noun)

    The end or edge of a vein nearest the surface.

    culmination, tip, summit, top, height, end, acme, pinnacle, peak

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. apex(n.)

    top, summit, acme, zenith, pinnacle, highest point, culminating point, utmost height

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tip, vertex, meristem, apical, summit, cusp, culmination

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. apex

    Apex, tip

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  1. Ocean Ramsey:

    They are not mindless man-eating machines, and they are not puppies, they are apex predators and need to be respected for that, we need them for their essential role in the marine environment, keeping ocean ecosystems healthy and in balance.

  2. Robert Harcourt:

    I would foresee that there's going to be greater movement, an increase in geographic range, in a lot of these species, that's because the dynamics of climate change mean their suitable habitat in terms of water temperature and prey distribution is changing as well. And these animals are large, far-ranging apex predators.

  3. Michele Jawando:

    For a long time in this country we've had a hard time developing a narrative around poverty, around race, so when there are incidents like this that sit at the apex of both, different people are going to have different reactions to that.

  4. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    We are still gathering equipment because we're not at the apex.

  5. Lawrence Kubie:

    Today's family is built like a pyramid with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex ... about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing.

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