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Definitions of high

  1.   far up toward the source; " he lives high up the river"
  2.   In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.
  3.   a lofty level or position or degree; " summer temperatures reached an all- time high"
  4.   a state of sustained elation; " I'm on a permanent high these days"
  5.   Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family.
  6.   standing above others in quality or position; " people in high places"; " the high priest"; " eminent members of the community"
  7.   a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; " he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
  8.   Acute or sharp; - opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.
  9.   an air mass of higher than normal pressure; " the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
  10.   at a great altitude; " he climbed high on the ladder"
  11.   Greatly elevated; lofty; chief; exalted; intense.
  12.   Aloft; eminently.
  13.   Aloft; to a great altitude; eminently; greatly; powerfully.
  14.   a high place; " they stood on high and observed the coutryside" or" he doesn't like heights"
  15.   To hie.
  16.   Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as ( ve), ( fd). See Guide to Pronunciation, 10, 11.
  17.   Far upwards; elevated; lofty; noble; honourable; violent; boastful; principal or chief; strong or powerful; dear in price; full or complete- applied to time; acute, as applied to music.
  18.   An elevated place. High and dry, applied to the situation of a vessel when aground above water- mark. High day, high noon, the time when the sun is in the meridian. On high, aloft.
  19.   Elevated: lofty: tall: eminent in anything: exalted in rank: dignified: chief: noble: ostentatious: arrogant: proud: strong: powerful: angry: loud: violent: tempestuous: excellent: far advanced: difficult: dear: remote in time.
  20.   Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price.
  21.   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"
  22.   Elevated in place; lofty; exalted in degree or quality; chief; head; honorable; noble; of large amount or quantity; strong; powerful; intense; tempestuous; full or complete; near to the wind; tainted; shrill; acute.
  23.   Regarded as raised up or elevated; distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; superior; - used indefinitely or relatively, and often in figurative senses, which are understood from the connection
  24.   Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles.
  25.   Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; - used in a bad sense.
  26.   Having a more complex and more highly differentiated structure.
  27.   In a high manner; to a great altitude; also, at a high rate; luxuriously.
  28.   ( 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"
  29.   a high place; " they stood on high and observed the coutryside"; " he doesn't like heights"
  30.   Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high ( i. e., intense) heat; high ( i. e., full or quite) noon; high ( i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high ( i. e., complete) pleasure; high ( i. e., deep or vivid) color; high ( i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc.
  31.   in or to a high position, amount, or degree; " prices have gone up far too high"
  32.   Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble.
  33.   a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
  34.   Elevated; lofty; tall; elevated in rank, condition, or office; exalted in character or excellence; difficult; boastful; ostentations; arrogant; loud; threatening or angry; violent; powerful; luxurious; strong; remote from the equator; intense; faradvanced; noble; honourable; possessed of supreme power; of great price; remote in past time; acute; sharp.
  35.   slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug ( especially marijuana)
  36.   Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions.
  37.   Strong- scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.
  38.   used of the smell of game beginning to taint
  39.   Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high.
  40.   Aloft; greatly; with deep thought.
  41.   Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives.
  42.   a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; " they took drugs to get a high on"
  43.   To rise; as, the sun higheth.
  44.   People of rank or high station; as, high and low.
  45.   happy and excited and energetic
  46.   used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
  47.   An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.
  48.   The highest card dealt or drawn.
  49.   To a great altitude; eminently; luxuriously.
  50.   Lofty; eminent; chief; arrogant; strong; dear.
  51.   in a rich manner; " he lives high"

Quotes of high

  1. I always wanted to have my own album released before I graduated from high school. – Christina Aguilera
  2. The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity. – Michael Burgess
  3. Europe and America must act together in the face of evil. It's high time for Americans and Europeans to restore that unity and be able to take actions collectively together. – Wesley Clark
  4. I was a loner in high school. I keep to myself, but I love life. – Clea Duvall
  5. I set myself high standards on the pitch and I know I have not always lived up to them this season. – Rio Ferdinand
  6. People in very high places suddenly fall, and we are always surprised because we don't factor in the basic element that they're humans and, therefore, they are flawed and have weaknesses. – Carlisle Floyd
  7. One marked feature of the people, both high and low, is a love for flowers. – Robert Fortune
  8. The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded. – Scott Hamilton
  9. When I first went to New York I was right out of high school, I was 17 years old, and I had never seen a building over two stories high – Florence Henderson
  10. No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor. – Nancy L. Johnson
  11. A representative is free delivery; she's a personal beauty consultant. Some people want that high touch. – Andrea Jung
  12. This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear. – Kenny Marchant
  13. High -quality food is better for your health. – Michael Pollan
  14. I'm just saying that there are high quality materials, and when we change them then there should be a way of changing them so that you can celebrate that change- rather than just 'mix it up'. – Richard Rogers
  15. Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it. – Benicio Del Toro

Usage examples for high

  1. “ " There be those in high places," I said, " who shall decide." ” – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. “ " I'm goin' to speak," she said, in a high voice. ” – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  3. Captain Cy liked to " sleep high – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. “ I am not fit for such high things! ” – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  5. “ I could see a' this only when I got closer; but I could na' turn up the high street. ” – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  6. Then a man was seen standing up high a gun in his hand. ” – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  7. You are so good, so high that if she could make a real friend of you I think it would be the best thing for her that could happen. ” – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  8. “ " It is very high it is a little difficult. ” – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  9. It may be too high – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  10. “ " My husband," said she, " has a very high opinion of you. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. “ I have said it was quite dark, but up there, high up, there was a light that I had not seen till I turned my head. ” – Five Minutes' Stories by Mrs. (Mary Louisa) Molesworth
  12. “ " Of the high police. ” – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. So I think it's high time we let everybody know we're engaged. ” – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  14. “ I say, if we are going out for dinner, it is high time that we began to dress. ” – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  15. Yes, indeed; it's high enough to look over almost everything else we are likely to have. ” – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  16. “ I- I'm not going very high Sue. ” – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  17. “ I held my head high and walked like a free man. ” – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  18. Do not think that the price is too high – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  19. “ I'd fly as high as I could go then, too. ” – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  20. This is a very high matter. ” – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis

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