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

7 senses of peak

Sense 1
extremum, peak -- (the most extreme possible amount or value; "voltage peak")
       => limit, limitation -- (the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight")

Sense 2
flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush -- (the period of greatest prosperity or productivity)
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 3
acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top -- (the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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")
       => degree, level, stage, point -- (a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?")

Sense 4
peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit -- (the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit")
       => topographic point, place, spot -- (a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet")

Sense 5
point, tip, peak -- (a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points")
       => convex shape, convexity -- (a shape that curves or bulges outward)

Sense 6
vertex, peak, apex, acme -- (the highest point (of something); "at the peak of the pyramid")
       => extreme point, extreme, extremum -- (the point located farthest from the middle of something)

Sense 7
bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor -- (a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead")
       => brim -- (a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb peak

1 sense of peak

Sense 1
top out, peak -- (to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929";"Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million")
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts")

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