Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun culmination

4 senses of culmination

Sense 1
apogee, culmination -- (a final climactic stage; "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development")
       => phase, stage -- (any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected")

Sense 2
culmination -- ((astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon)
       => celestial point -- (a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere))

Sense 3
climax, culmination -- (the decisive moment in a novel or play; "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play")
       => moment, minute, second, instant -- (a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began")

Sense 4
completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up -- (a concluding action)
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

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