high
[hʌɪ]
ADJECTIVE
higher (comparative adjective) · highest (superlative adjective)
  1. of great vertical extent.
    "the top of a high mountain"
    synonyms:
    antonyms:
    • (after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom.
      "a tree forty feet high"
    • far above ground, sea level, or another point of reference.
      "a palace high up on a hill"
      synonyms:
      in the air · in the sky · high up · up · high · up above · on high ·
      antonyms:
    • extending above the normal level.
      "a round face with a high forehead"
    • (of an area) inland and well above sea level.
      "high prairies"
    • performed at, to, or from a considerable height.
      "high diving"
    • (of latitude) close to 90°; near the North or South Pole.
      "high southern latitudes"
  2. great, or greater than normal, in quantity, size, or intensity.
    "a high temperature" ·
    "sweets are very high in calories"
    antonyms:
  3. great in rank, status, or importance.
    "both held high office under Lloyd George" ·
    "financial security is high on your list of priorities"
    antonyms:
  4. (of a sound or note) having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range.
    "a high, squeaky voice"
    antonyms:
    • (of a singer or instrument) producing notes of relatively high pitch.
      "a high soprano voice"
  5. informal
    feeling euphoric, especially from the effects of drugs or alcohol.
    "she wasn't tipsy, just a little high" ·
    "some of them were high on Ecstasy"
    synonyms:
    intoxicated · inebriated · on drugs · drugged · stupefied · befuddled ·
    delirious · hallucinating · on a high · stoned · turned on · on a trip · tripping · hyped up · freaked out · spaced out · zonked · wasted · wrecked · high as a kite · off one's head · out of one's mind · flying · charged up · blitzed · ripped · jacked · turnt
    antonyms:
  6. (especially of food) unpleasantly strong-smelling because beginning to go bad.
    "it's a type of preserved butter, used for cooking, smells a little high"
    synonyms:
    gamy · smelly · strong-smelling · stinking · reeking · rank · malodorous ·
    going bad · going off · off · rotting · spoiled · tainted · pongy · niffy · whiffy · funky · noisome · miasmic
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  7. phonetics
    (of a vowel) produced with the tongue relatively near the palate.
NOUN
highs (plural noun)
  1. a high point, level, or figure.
    "commodity prices were at a rare high"
    synonyms:
    high level · high point · record level · peak · record · high water mark ·
    antonyms:
    • a high-frequency sound or musical note.
      "piercing highs and subterranean lows"
    • a high power setting.
      "the vent blower was on high"
    • an area of high barometric pressure; an anticyclone.
    • top gear in a motor vehicle.
      "the system lets you shift into 4WD high"
  2. a notably happy or successful moment.
    "the highs and lows of life"
    synonyms:
    ecstatic · euphoric · delirious · elated · thrilled · overjoyed ·
    beside oneself · walking on air · on cloud nine/seven · in seventh heaven · jumping for joy · in transports of delight · carried away · transported · rapturous · in raptures · exultant · jubilant · in a frenzy of delight · excited · overexcited · hysterical · wild with excitement · frenzied · blissed out · over the moon · on top of the world · wigged out · wrapped · corybantic
    antonyms:
  3. informal
    NORTH AMERICAN
    high school.
    "I go to junior high"
ADVERB
higher (comparative adverb) · highest (superlative adverb)
  1. at or to a considerable or specified height.
    "the sculpture stood about five feet high" ·
    "a dish piled high with baked beans"
    synonyms:
    at great height · high up · far up · way up · at altitude · in the air ·
    in the sky · on high · aloft · overhead · above one's head · over one's head
    antonyms:
  2. highly.
    "he ranked high among the pioneers of chemical technology"
    • at a high price.
      "buying shares low and selling them high"
  3. (of a sound) at or to a high pitch.
    "my voice went high with excitement"
ORIGIN
Old English hēah, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoog and German hoch.
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How to use high in a sentence?
preterm babies who did not require respiratory support had a high prevalence of wheeze and cough in the first year of life.
pages that rank well are likely to receive high numbers of likes because they are highly visible in the search engines.
relatively high rates of discordance among identical twins clearly point to the importance of additional factors.
the most important feature of acclimatization to high altitude is an increase in the rate and depth of breathing.
her strong work ethic and high standards have garnered respect and support from co-workers and employees alike.
one would think that seats at these public Ivies would be reserved for graduates of that state's high schools.
I just started high school and I have a lot of self-confidence issues and as a result I started cutting.
the pulverized meteorite or comet would be swept high into the stratosphere by the mushrooming fireball.
the seats and backrests are dimensioned to withstand high loads from items such as unsecured luggage.
an area of high pressure over much of the UK means that dry and fine conditions look set to continue.
the high abstention rate at the election reflected the voters' growing disillusionment with politics.
persistent inbreeding has produced an unusually high frequency of sufferers from this disease.
modern welding generators are designed so that there is a high voltage for striking the arc.
the company took the high road, announcing it would extend the benefits to all its workers.
high interest rates strike down, without distinction, small businesses and the unemployed.
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How to say high in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADJECTIVE)hoë, hoog, gemiddelde
(NOUN)Hoërskool, Hoëkwaliteit
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)عالية, العالية, ارتفاع, مرتفعة, الثانوية, عال, المرتفعة, عالي
(NOUN)السامي, العليا
Bangla উচ্চ
Bosnian (Latin) visoka
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)високо, хай, голям
(NOUN)Върховния
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)alta, alt, altes, alts, elevat, gran, alçada
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)visoke, srednjoj, povisok, najviši, velike
(NOUN)Srednja
Czech (ADJECTIVE)vysoké, vysoce, s vysokým, střední, nejvyšší, velké
Danish (ADJECTIVE)høj, høje, højt, lang, stor, store
(NOUN)højtstående
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)hoge, hoog, middelbare, weetje, kwalitatief, grote, hoogste, uitstekende
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)kõrge, suure, suur, suurt
(NOUN)Maksimumtemperatuur
Fijian cecere
Filipino mataas
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)korkea, jalo, suuri, suuren, runsaasti, suurta
French (ADJECTIVE)haute, élevé, forte, grande, hauteur
German (ADJECTIVE)hohe, qualitativ, große
Greek (ADJECTIVE)υψηλή, υψηλό, υψηλές, υψηλά, υψηλών, ψηλά, ψηλός, μεγάλη
(NOUN)Ύπατου
Haitian Creole anwo nan syèl la
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)גבוהה, גבוה, גבוהים, גבוהות, הגבוה, מסטול
(NOUN)תיכון
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)उच्च, ऊंची, अधिक
(NOUN)हाई
Hmong Daw npaws
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)magas, nagy, kiváló, jó
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)hár, hátt, mikil, háan, há, háu, háum, hαr
(NOUN)mikill
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)tinggi, menengah
(NOUN)tertinggi
Italian (ADJECTIVE)alta, elevata, alto, ad alta, alte, alti
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)高, 高い, ハイ, 高く, 高さ
(NOUN)高等
Kiswahili (ADJECTIVE)juu, upili, kubwa, mkubwa
(NOUN)kuu, mkuu
Klingon jen
Korean (ADJECTIVE)높은, 높이, 높다, 높습니다, 고, 높게, 최고, 상위
(NOUN)높음
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)augstu, liels
(NOUN)augstais
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)aukštos, didelis, vidurinės, aukščio, daug
(NOUN)vyriausiasis, aukštasis
Malagasy avo
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)tinggi, Quality
(NOUN)menengah
Maltese (ADJECTIVE)għoli, kbir
Norwegian Bokmål høy
Persian (ADJECTIVE)بالا, بالایی, زیاد, پر, ارتفاع
(NOUN)عالی
Polish (ADJECTIVE)wysokiej, dużej, dużą, dużym, duże, najwyższy, dużych
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)alta, elevado, alto, pedrado, grande, altura
Querétaro Otomi Hñets'i
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)înaltă, ridicat, mare, mari, bogate, superioară
(NOUN)Înaltul
Russian (ADJECTIVE)высокой, средней, повышенной, старших, большой
(NOUN)Верховный
Samoan maualuga
Serbian (Cyrillic) високо
Serbian (Latin) visoko
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)vysoké, s vysokým, strednej, najvyšší, veľké
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)visoko, vrhoven, srednji, veliko
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)alta, elevado, colmo, gran, altura, arriba
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)hög, höga, högt, kick, stor, högsta, stora, HD
(NOUN)höge
Tahitian teitei
Tamil (NOUN)உயர், அதிக
(ADJECTIVE)உயரம்
Telugu హైకోర్టు
Thai (ADJECTIVE)สูง, สูงสุด
(NOUN)ไฮ
Tongan ma'olunga
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)yüksek
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)висока, середньої, великих
(NOUN)Верховний, вища, хай
Urdu (NOUN)ہائی, اعلیٰ, اونچی, اونچا
(ADJECTIVE)بلند, اونچے, بچّہ, زیادہ, سردار
Vietnamese (ADJECTIVE)cao, trung
(NOUN)thấp
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)uchel, fawr, mawr, hen, da, llawer, uwch
(NOUN)uwchradd
Yucatec Maya Ka'anal
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