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  Definition of high
  1. a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
  2. a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
  3. a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
  4. a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside"; "he doesn''t like heights"
  5. a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on"
  6. a state of sustained elation; "I''m on a permanent high these days"
  7. an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
  8. happy and excited and energetic
  9. slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
  10. used of the smell of game beginning to taint
  11. (literal meanings) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high''); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
  12. greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
  13. used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
  14. standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"
  15. at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"
  16. far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river"
  17. in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high"
  18. in a rich manner; "he lives high"
Similar Words: high gear, senior high school, senior high, highschool, high school, heights, high pressure, in high spirits, mellow, gamey, gamy, high-pitched, eminent, high up, richly, luxuriously

 

See Also: tall, top(a), up, superior

 

Hyponyms: overdrive

 

Pertainyms: deluxe, gilded, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous, rich

 

Attributes: height, tallness, degree, grade, level, pitch

 

Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, anticyclone

 

Anagrams: Higi

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: висок and приповдигнат, извисен   Catalan: alt and drogat  
Croatian: napušen and visok   Dutch: high and hoog  
Finnish: korkea and pilvessä   French: haut and planer  
German: berauscht and hoch   Greek: ψηλός and μαστουρωμένος  
Hungarian: magas   Interlingua: alte and drogate  
Italian: alto and fatto   Japanese: 高い  
Korean: 높다   Kurdish: به‌رز  
Portuguese: alto   Russian: высокий  
Spanish: alto and colocado   Swedish: hög  
 
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