climax

(redirected from climaxes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

bring something to a close

 and bring something to an end; bring something to a climax
to end something; to cause something to reach its final point and stop. I think it is time to bring this matter to a close. The incident has been brought to a climax.
See also: bring, close

come to a close

 and come to an end; come to a climax
to end; to progress to an ending. The celebration came to an end about midnight.
See also: close, come
References in periodicals archive ?
The two climaxes, one dialect-dominated and one exclusively "standard," also echo the call-and-response dynamic.
Harper's two climaxes could be read as parallel experiences and, in a sense, parallel prophecies.
All the test patients said their climaxes were better too.
If a man pays close attention he will probably feel the rhythmic contractions of the vagina that occur when a woman climaxes.
When she peaks any time between a minute before to 45 minutes after her lover climaxes, she keeps much more sperm inside than she would without orgasm.
Even sex manuals disagree over whether a multiple orgasm means that a woman climaxes more than once in a session - or has a series of contractions, over and again, that make up a single but many-layered orgasm.