HyperDic: pinnacle

English > 5 senses of the word pinnacle:
NOUNartifactpinnacle(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
statepinnacle, acme, height, elevation, peak, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topthe highest level or degree attainable
locationpinnaclea lofty peak
VERBstativepinnaclesurmount with a pinnacle
motionpinnacleraise on or as if on a pinnacle
pinnacle > pronunciation
Soundspih'nahkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pinnacle: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower.
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Broadersteeple, spireA tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Spanishpináculo
Catalanpinacle
Verbspinnacleraise on or as if on a pinnacle
pinnaclesurmount with a pinnacle
English > pinnacle: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.
Example "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"
Synonymsacme, height, elevation, peak, 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 > pinnacle: 5 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA lofty peak.
Broaderpeak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitThe top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
Spanishpináculo
Catalanpinacle
English > pinnacle: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningsurmount with a pinnacle.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"pinnacle a pediment"
BroadersurmountBe on top of
Spanishrematar
Catalanacabar
Nounspinnacle(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower
English > pinnacle: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningRaise on or as if on a pinnacle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He did not want to be pinnacled"
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishencumbrar
Nounspinnacle(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

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