Acme definition

ăkmē
The definition of an acme is the apex or highest point of achievement.

An example of acme would be the top of a mountain.

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The highest point, as of achievement or development.

Reached the acme of her career.

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(fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
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The highest point; point of culmination; peak.
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The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination.
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(medicine) The crisis or height of a disease.
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Mature age; full bloom of life.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
acme
Plural:
acmes

Origin of acme

  • Greek akmē ak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmē, “point, top”).

    From Wiktionary