peak (Meaning)

Wordnet

peak (n)

the most extreme possible amount or value

the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

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

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

a V shape

the highest point (of something)

a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

Wordnet

peak (v)

to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity

Webster

peak (n.)

A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.

The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, esp. when isolated; as, the of Teneriffe.

The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; -- used in many combinations; as, peak-halyards, peak-brails, etc.

The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it.

The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill.

Webster

peak (v. i.)

To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.

To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky.

To pry; to peep slyly.

Webster

peak (v. t.)

To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.

peak Sentence Examples

  1. The mountain's peak towered over us, its rocky summit piercing the clouds.
  2. As we ascended the hill, the peak came into view, beckoning us forward.
  3. The gymnast reached the peak of her performance, executing a flawless routine.
  4. The athlete pushed themselves to their peak, setting a new personal record.
  5. The professor's lecture reached its peak when he delivered a thought-provoking argument.
  6. The storm reached its peak intensity, unleashing torrential rain and howling winds.
  7. The disease was at its peak, causing widespread panic and illness.
  8. The artist's career reached its peak with the release of his masterpiece.
  9. The trend reached its peak popularity, before gradually declining.
  10. The relationship was at its peak, filled with love and understanding.

FAQs About the word peak

the most extreme possible amount or value, the period of greatest prosperity or productivity, the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of devel

crest,surge, increase, escalate,swell, appreciate, expand, multiply, heighten, wax

tumble, slump, collapse, plummet, slump, collapse, plummet,fall, plunge, tumble

The mountain's peak towered over us, its rocky summit piercing the clouds.

As we ascended the hill, the peak came into view, beckoning us forward.

The gymnast reached the peak of her performance, executing a flawless routine.

The athlete pushed themselves to their peak, setting a new personal record.