HyperDic: acme

English > 2 senses of the word acme:
NOUNstateacme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topthe highest level or degree attainable
locationacme, vertex, peak, apexthe highest point / point (of something)
acme > pronunciation
Soundsae'kmiy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > acme: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.
Examples
  • "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"
  • "the artist's gifts are at their acme"
Synonymsheight, elevation, peak, 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
English > acme: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe highest point / point (of something).
Synonymsvertex, peak, apex
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

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