1. [ noun ] the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding
Synonyms: climax

: "the climax of the artist's career" "in the flood tide of his success"

Related terms: juncture culminate
2. [ noun ] (astronomy) the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
Synonyms: rising_tide
Related terms: ebbtide tide flood
Similar spelling:   flood_out