Definitions for high

Definitions for (noun) high

Main entry: high, high gear

Definition: a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

Main entry: high

Definition: a lofty level or position or degree

Usage: summer temperatures reached an all-time high

Main entry: high, high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school

Definition: a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12

Usage: he goes to the neighborhood highschool

Main entry: heights, high

Definition: a high place

Usage: they stood on high and observed the countryside; he doesn't like heights

Main entry: high

Definition: a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics

Usage: they took drugs to get a high on

Main entry: high

Definition: a state of sustained elation

Usage: I'm on a permanent high these days

Main entry: high

Definition: an air mass of higher than normal pressure

Usage: the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

Definitions for (adj) high

Main entry: in high spirits, high

Definition: happy and excited and energetic

Main entry: high, mellow

Definition: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

Main entry: gamey, gamy, high

Definition: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

Main entry: high

Definition: (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

Usage: a high mountain; high ceilings; high buildings; a high forehead; a high incline; a foot high

Main entry: high

Definition: greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

Usage: 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

Main entry: high, high-pitched

Definition: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

Main entry: eminent, high

Definition: standing above others in quality or position

Usage: people in high places; the high priest; eminent members of the community

Definitions for (adv) high

Main entry: high, high up

Definition: at a great altitude

Usage: he climbed high on the ladder

Main entry: high

Definition: far up toward the source

Usage: he lives high up the river

Main entry: high

Definition: in or to a high position, amount, or degree

Usage: prices have gone up far too high

Main entry: high, richly, luxuriously

Definition: in a rich manner

Usage: he lives high

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