Synonyms for (noun) pinnacle

Synonyms: pinnacle

Definition: (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

Similar words: steeple, spire

Definition: a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top


Synonyms: pinnacle

Definition: a lofty peak

Similar words: peak, summit, tip, top, crest, crown

Definition: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Usage: the view from the peak was magnificent; they clambered to the tip of Monadnock; the region is a few molecules wide at the summit


Synonyms: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for (verb) pinnacle

Synonyms: pinnacle

Definition: raise on or as if on a pinnacle

Usage: He did not want to be pinnacled

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load


Synonyms: pinnacle

Definition: surmount with a pinnacle

Usage: pinnacle a pediment

Similar words: surmount

Definition: be on top of

Usage: The scarf surmounted the gown