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acme - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'acme' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acme [ n.]
- The top or highest point; the culmination.
- The crisis or height of a disease.
- Mature age; full bloom of life.

Meaning of 'acme' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acme [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
Example in sentence:
  • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame;
  • at the height of her career;
  • at the top of his profession;
  • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty;
  • so many highest superlatives achieved by man;
  • summer was at its peak;
  • the artist's gifts are at their acme;
  • the peak of perfection;
  • the summit of his ambition
Meaning (2):
- the highest point (of something)
Example in sentence:
  • at the peak of the pyramid

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