- 1. high, degree, grade, level
- usage: a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
- 2. high, air mass
- usage: an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
- 3. high, elation
- usage: a state of sustained elation; "I'm on a permanent high these days"
- 4. high, elation
- usage: a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on"
- 5. high, heights, topographic point, place, spot
- usage: a high place; "they stood on high and observed the countryside"; "he doesn't like heights"
- 6. senior high school, senior high, high, highschool, high school, secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school
- usage: a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
- 7. high gear, high, gear, gear mechanism
- usage: a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
- 1. high (vs. low), advanced, broad(prenominal), full(prenominal), graduate(prenominal), postgraduate, higher(prenominal), higher(prenominal), last, utmost, soaring, superior
- usage: 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"
- 2. high (vs. low), altitudinous, commanding, dominating, overlooking, eminent, lofty, soaring, towering, high-level, high-altitude, high-stepped, high-stepping, high-top, high-topped, steep, upper, tall, top, up
- usage: (literal meaning) 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"
- 3. eminent, high, superior (vs. inferior)
- usage: standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"
- 4. high (vs. low), high-pitched, adenoidal, pinched, nasal, altissimo, alto, countertenor, alto, falsetto, peaky, spiky, shrill, sharp, screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing, soprano, treble, sopranino, tenor, tenor
- usage: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
- 5. high, in high spirits, elated (vs. dejected)
- usage: happy and excited and energetic
- 6. gamey, gamy, high, malodorous (vs. fragrant), malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky
- usage: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
- 7. high, mellow, intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated
- usage: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
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- 1. high, high up
- usage: at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"
- 2. high
- usage: in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high"
- 3. high, richly, luxuriously
- usage: in a rich manner; "he lives high"
- 4. high
- usage: far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river"
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