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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:

    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. 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.

  3. Charlie Bracken:

    This is the culmination of a long journey.

  4. Charlie Simpson:

    This has been sort of building for the last couple of years now, with us getting back, rebuilding our friendship, we went for a long time without really seeing each other so ... the culmination of all that happening today was pretty wild.

  5. William Gadoury:

    It would be the culmination of three years of work and the dream of lifetime.

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