- The definition of an acme is the apex or highest point of achievement.
An example of acme would be the top of a mountain.
the highest point; point of culmination; peak
Origin of acmeClassical Greek akmē, a point, top, age of maturity ; from Indo-European base an unverified form a-: see acid
The highest point, as of achievement or development: reached the acme of her career. See Synonyms at summit.
Origin of acmeGreek akmē; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmē, “point, top”).
- (fiction) A generic large company or corporation.