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Definitions of high

  1. (literal meanings) 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. To hie. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To rise; as, the sun higheth. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Aloft; eminently. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Lofty; eminent; chief; arrogant; strong; dear. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Regarded as raised up or elevated; distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; superior; - used indefinitely or relatively, and often in figurative senses, which are understood from the connection Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; - used in a bad sense. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Acute or sharp; - opposed to grave or low; as, a high note. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as (ve), (fd). See Guide to Pronunciation, 10, 11. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside" or"he doesn't like heights" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a state of sustained elation; "I'm on a permanent high these days" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. The highest card dealt or drawn. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. An elevated place. High and dry, applied to the situation of a vessel when aground above water-mark. High day, high noon, the time when the sun is in the meridian. On high, aloft. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  31. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. To a great altitude; eminently; luxuriously. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. In a high manner; to a great altitude; also, at a high rate; luxuriously. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Aloft; to a great altitude; eminently; greatly; powerfully. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Aloft; greatly; with deep thought. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  37. used of the smell of game beginning to taint Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  38. happy and excited and energetic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  39. Elevated in place; lofty; exalted in degree or quality; chief; head; honorable; noble; of large amount or quantity; strong; powerful; intense; tempestuous; full or complete; near to the wind; tainted; shrill; acute. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  40. Elevated: lofty: tall: eminent in anything: exalted in rank: dignified: chief: noble: ostentatious: arrogant: proud: strong: powerful: angry: loud: violent: tempestuous: excellent: far advanced: difficult: dear: remote in time. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  41. Greatly elevated; lofty; chief; exalted; intense. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. Elevated; lofty; tall; elevated in rank, condition, or office; exalted in character or excellence; difficult; boastful; ostentations; arrogant; loud; threatening or angry; violent; powerful; luxurious; strong; remote from the equator; intense; faradvanced; noble; honourable; possessed of supreme power; of great price; remote in past time; acute; sharp. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. Far upwards; elevated; lofty; noble; honourable; violent; boastful; principal or chief; strong or powerful; dear in price; full or complete-applied to time; acute, as applied to music. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  44. Having a more complex and more highly differentiated structure. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for high

  1. " My husband," said she, " has a very high opinion of you. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. I- I'm not going very high Sue. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
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