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high

noun

1 high

A lofty level or position or degree.



2 high

An air mass of higher than normal pressure.

Dutch: anticycloon, hogedrukgebied
Polish: wyż

3 high

A state of sustained elation.

4 high

A state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics.

5 high

A high place:
— They stood on high and observed the countryside.

synonym: heights.

6 high

A public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12:
— He goes to the neighborhood highschool.

synonyms: high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school.

Dutch: middelbare school

7 high

A forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed.

synonym: high gear.

Polish: bieg bezpośredni

adjective

1 high

Greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.

Roget 942: disinterested; unselfish; self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-devoted; generous.    handsome, liberal, noble, broad-minded; noble-minded, high-minded; princely, great, ... show more

Roget 878: dignified; stately; proud, proud-crested; lordly, baronial; lofty-minded; highsouled, high-minded, high-mettled, high-handed, high-plumed, high-flown, high-toned.    ... show more

Roget 814: dear; high, high priced; of great price, expensive, costly, precious; worth a Jew's eye, dear bought.    at a premium.    not to be had, not to be had for love or money; beyond price, above price, ... show more

Roget 653: dirty, filthy, grimy; unclean, impure; soiled etc. v.; not to be handled with kid gloves; dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, ... show more

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 401: fetid; strong-smelling; high, bad, strong, fulsome, offensive, noisome, rank, rancid, reasty, tainted, musty, fusty, ... show more

2 high

literal meaning Being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high').

Polish: wysoki

3 high

Standing above others in quality or position:
— People in high places.
— The high priest.

synonym: eminent.

Roget 873: distinguished, distingue [Fr.], noted; of note etc. n.; honored etc. v.; popular; fashionable etc. 852.    ... show more

Roget 206: high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall; gigantic etc. (big) 192; Patagonian; towering, beetling, soaring, ... show more

4 high

Used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.

synonym: high-pitched.

Roget 410: creaking etc. v.; stridulous, harsh, coarse, hoarse, horrisonous, rough, gruff, grum, sepulchral, hollow.    sharp, ... show more

5 high

Happy and excited and energetic.

synonym: in high spirits.

6 high

used of the smell of meat Smelling spoiled or tainted.

synonyms: gamey, gamy.

7 high

Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana).

synonym: mellow.

adverb

1 high

At a great altitude:
— He climbed high on the ladder.

synonym: high up.

2 high

In or to a high position, amount, or degree.

3 high

In a rich manner:
— He lives high.

synonyms: luxuriously, richly.

4 high

Far up toward the source.


Moby thesaurus: Dutch courage, Gymnasium, Hydromatic, Latin school, Olympian, Realgymnasium, Realschule, a bit much, a high, abandoned, above, abovestairs, academy, accented, acme, acute, aerial, afflicted, aged, aggrandized ... show more.

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