high

high
1. adjective
1)

a high mountain

Syn:
tall, lofty, towering, soaring, elevated, giant, big; multistory, high-rise
Ant:
short, low
2)

a high position in the government

Syn:
high-ranking, high-level, leading, top, top-level, prominent, preeminent, foremost, senior; influential, powerful, important, elevated, prime, premier, exalted, ranking; informal top-notch, chief
Ant:
low-ranking, lowly
3)

high principles

Syn:
high-minded, noble, lofty, moral, ethical, honorable, exalted, admirable, upright, honest, virtuous, righteous
Ant:
amoral
4)

high prices

Syn:
inflated, excessive, unreasonable, expensive, costly, exorbitant, extortionate, prohibitive, dear; informal steep, stiff, pricey
Ant:
reasonable, low
5)

high winds

Syn:
strong, powerful, violent, intense, extreme, forceful; blustery, gusty, stiff, squally, tempestuous, turbulent, howling, roaring
Ant:
light, calm
6)

the high life

Syn:
luxurious, lavish, extravagant, grand, opulent; sybaritic, hedonistic, epicurean, decadent; upmarket, upscale; informal fancy, classy, swanky
Ant:
abstemious
7)

I have a high opinion of you

Syn:
favorable, good, positive, approving, admiring, complimentary, commendatory, flattering, glowing, adulatory, rapturous
Ant:
unfavorable
8)

a high note

his high voice

Syn:
high-pitched, high-frequency; soprano, treble, falsetto, shrill, sharp, piercing, penetrating
Ant:
low, low-pitched, deep
9) informal

they were high before they even got to the party

Syn:
intoxicated, inebriated, drugged, on drugs, stupefied, befuddled, delirious, hallucinating; informal stoned, wired, hopped up, high as a kite, tripping, hyped up, doped up, coked, spaced out, wasted, wrecked
Ant:
sober, straight
10)

high in fiber

Syn:
elevated in, rich in, ample in, loaded with, plentiful in, full of; informal chock-full of, jam-packed with
Ant:
deficient
2. noun

prices were at a rare high

Syn:
high level, high point, peak, high-water mark; pinnacle, zenith, acme, height
Ant:
low
3. adverb

a jet flew high overhead

Syn:
at great height, high up, far up, way up, at altitude; in the air, in the sky, on high, aloft, overhead
Ant:
low

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  • High — High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[ u]gel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High — High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively used in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of great vertical extent. 2) of a specified height. 3) far above ground or sea level. 4) extending above the normal level. 5) great in amount, value, size, or intensity. 6) (of a period or movement) at its peak. 7) great in r …   English terms dictionary

  • high — [hī] adj. [ME heigh, hei, hie < OE heah, akin to Ger hoch, Goth hauhs < IE * keuk < base * keu , to curve, arch > Sans kakúd , peak, Russ kúča, heap] 1. of more than normal height; lofty; tall: not used of persons 2. extending upward… …   English World dictionary

  • high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • High — may refer to:* Height * High (atmospheric), a high pressure area * High (computability), a quality of a Turing degree, in computability theory * High (technical analysis), or top, an event in market price fluctuations of a security * High (1967… …   Wikipedia

  • High Q — is the name of various local television quiz shows broadcast throughout the United States. While the formats vary, all featured two or three teams representing high schools from the station s coverage area, which would compete against each other… …   Wikipedia

  • high — (izg. hȃj) prid. [i]i[/i] pril. DEFINICIJA 1. visok, usp. haj 2. žarg. koji je u uznesenom stanju (ob. ovisnici o drogi) SINTAGMA high end (izg. high ȅnd) žarg. koji se odnosi na vrhunske proizvode ili usluge, one koji su vrhunske kakvoće i… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • high — [adj1] tall; at a great distance aloft aerial, alpine, altitudinous, big, colossal, elevated, eminent, flying, formidable, giant, gigantic, grand, great, high reaching, high rise, hovering, huge, immense, large, lofty, long, sky high, sky… …   New thesaurus

  • High — High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low, jack,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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