HyperDic: peak

English > 8 senses of the word peak:
NOUNquantitypeak, extremumthe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value
timepeak, flower, prime, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flushthe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
statepeak, acme, height, elevation, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topthe highest level or degree attainable
locationpeak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitthe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
shapepeak, point, tipa V shape
locationpeak, vertex, apex, acmethe highest point / point (of something)
artifactpeak, bill, eyeshade, visor, vizora brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
VERBmotionpeak, top outto reach the highest point
peak > pronunciation
Soundspiy'k
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English > peak: 8 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value.
Example"voltage peak"
Synonymextremum
Narrowermaximum, upper limitThe largest possible quantity
minimum, lower limitThe smallest possible quantity
Broaderlimit, limitationThe greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
Spanishmáximo
Catalanmàxim
Adjectivespeakyhaving or as if having especially high-pitched spots
Verbspeakto reach the highest point
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
Synonymsflower, prime, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush
Narrowergolden ageA time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishapogeo, auge, flor
Catalanapogeu, auge
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.
Examples
  • "the peak of perfection"
  • "summer was at its peak"
Synonymsacme, height, elevation, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Spanishapogeo, auge, cima, cúspide, pico, súmmum, superlativo, tiptop
Catalanapogeu, caramull, cim, súmmum, tiptop
Verbspeakto reach the highest point
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).
Example"the view from the peak was magnificent"
Synonymscrown, crest, top, tip, summit
Narrowerhilltop, browThe peak of a hill
mountain peakThe summit of a mountain
pinnacleA lofty peak
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Spanishcima, cresta, cumbre, cúspide, extremo superior, pico
Catalancimalada, cimal, cim, cresta, cúspide, pic
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningA V shape.
Synonymspoint, tip
Part ofalpenstockA stout staff with a metal point
arrowheadThe pointed head or striking tip of an arrow
cone, conoid, cone shapeA shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
knifeA weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
pencilA thin cylindrical pointed writing implement
sword, blade, brand, steelA cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
Narrowercuspsmall elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
headThe tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
widow's peakA V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
Broaderconvex shape, convexityA shape that curves or bulges outward
Spanishpunta
Catalanpunta, punxa
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningThe highest point / point (of something).
Example"at the peak of the pyramid"
Synonymsvertex, apex, acme
NarrowercrownThe part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
roof peakThe highest point of a roof
Broaderextreme point, extreme, extremumThe point located farthest from the middle of something
Spanishápice, apogeo, cima, colmo, cumbre, cúspide, vértice
Catalanacme, àpex, cim, cúspide, vèrtex
English > peak: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes.
Synonymsbill, eyeshade, visor, vizor
Part ofbaseball cap, jockey cap, golf capA cap with a bill
kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting capA cap with a flat circular top and a visor
BroaderbrimA circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
Spanishvisera
Catalanvisera
English > peak: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"
Synonymtop out
Entailsrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Narrowercrestreach a high point
Broaderreach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
Oppositebottom outreach the low point
Nounspeakthe most extreme / extreme possible amount or value
peakthe highest level or degree attainable

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