Definition of 'culminate'
- end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
- bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"
- reach the highest or most decisive point
- reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
- rise to, or form, a summit; "The helmet culminated in a crest"