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high



I - noun
1. a lofty level or position or degree (Freq. 5)
- summer temperatures reached an all-time high
Ant:
low
Hypernyms:
degree, grade, level
2. an air mass of higher than normal pressure
- the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high
Hypernyms:
air mass
Part Holonyms:
anticyclone
3. a state of sustained elation
- I'm on a permanent high these days
Ant:
low spirits
Hypernyms:
elation
4. a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
- they took drugs to get a high on
Hypernyms:
elation
5. a high place
- they stood on high and observed the countryside
- he doesn't like heights
Syn:
heights
Hypernyms:
topographic point, place, spot
6. a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
- he goes to the neighborhood highschool
Syn:
senior high school, senior high, highschool, high school
Hypernyms:
secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school
7. a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
Syn:
high gear
Hypernyms:
gear, gear mechanism
Hyponyms:
overdrive
Part Holonyms:
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

II - adjective
1. greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount (Freq. 134)
- 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
Ant:
low
Similar to:
advanced, broad, full, graduate, postgraduate,
higher, last, utmost, soaring
See Also:
superior
Derivationally related forms:
highness
Attrubites:
degree, grade, level
2. (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high') (Freq. 51)
- a high mountain
- high ceilings
- high buildings
- a high forehead
- a high incline
- a foot high
Ant:
low
Similar to:
altitudinous, commanding, dominating, overlooking, eminent,
lofty, soaring, towering, high-level, high-altitude, high-stepped,
high-stepping, high-top, high-topped, steep, upper
See Also:
tall, top, up
Derivationally related forms:
highness
Attrubites:
height, tallness
3. standing above others in quality or position (Freq. 10)
- people in high places
- the high priest
- eminent members of the community
Syn:
eminent
Similar to:
superior
Derivationally related forms:
highness, eminence (for: eminent)
4. used of sounds and voices;
high in pitch or frequency (Freq. 7)
Syn:
high-pitched
Ant:
low
Similar to:
adenoidal, pinched, nasal, altissimo, alto,
countertenor, falsetto, peaky, spiky, shrill, sharp,
screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing, soprano,
treble, sopranino, tenor
Attrubites:
pitch
5. happy and excited and energetic (Freq. 2)
Syn:
in high spirits
Similar to:
elated
6. (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
Syn:
gamey, gamy
Similar to:
malodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky
Derivationally related forms:
game (for: gamy), game (for: gamey)
7. slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
Syn:
mellow
Similar to:
intoxicated, drunk, inebriated
Derivationally related forms:
mellowness (for: mellow)

III - adverb
1. at a great altitude (Freq. 9)
- he climbed high on the ladder
Syn:
high up
2. in or to a high position, amount, or degree (Freq. 2)
- prices have gone up far too high
3. in a rich manner
- he lives high
Syn:
richly, luxuriously
Derived from adjective:
luxurious (for: luxuriously), rich (for: richly)
4. far up toward the source
- he lives high up the river

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