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Synonyms for culmination
ˌkʌl məˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apogee, culmination(noun)

    a final climactic stage

    "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"

    Synonyms:
    mop up, apogee, completion, windup, closing, climax

  2. culmination(noun)

    (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

    Synonyms:
    windup, mop up, apogee, completion, closing, climax

  3. climax, culmination(noun)

    the decisive moment in a novel or play

    "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"

    Synonyms:
    windup, flood tide, sexual climax, climax, apogee, mop up, coming, orgasm, closing, completion

  4. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up(noun)

    a concluding action

    Synonyms:
    shutdown, windup, closedown, end, shutting, climax, apogee, mop up, pass completion, closing, completion, conclusion, ending, close, closure

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. culmination

    Synonyms:
    consummation, zenith, acme, meridian, apex, success, completion

    Antonyms:
    fall, descent, decline, failure, downfall, degradation, defeat, abortion

Editors Contribution

  1. punch line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 16, 2018  

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How to use culmination in a sentence?

  1. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes, right through to hull losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems, and in most cases, these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  2. Ryan Coleman:

    It was really a culmination of all the good things going on in our lives finally really coming together.

  3. Phil Stone:

    It's the culmination of what we have been working for.

  4. Kane Ray:

    Most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  5. TransCanada:

    This marks an important milestone for the project and is a culmination of TransCanada's efforts to actively communicate and seek input since announcing Energy East three years ago.


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