Definitions of high:
- noun: a lofty level or position or degree
Example: "Summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
- noun: a high place
Example: "They stood on high and observed the coutryside"
- noun: a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
Example: "They took drugs to get a high on"
- noun: a state of sustained elation
Example: "I'm on a permanent high these days"
- noun: an air mass of higher than normal pressure
Example: "The east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
- noun: a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
- noun: a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
Example: "He goes to the neighborhood highschool"
- adjective: (literal meanings) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
Example: "A high mountain"
- adjective: greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
Example: "A high temperature"
- adjective: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
- adjective: happy and excited and energetic
- adjective: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
- adjective: standing above others in quality or position
Example: "People in high places"
- adjective: used of the smell of game beginning to taint
- adverb: at a great altitude
Example: "He climbed high on the ladder"
- adverb: far up toward the source
Example: "He lives high up the river"
- adverb: in or to a high position, amount, or degree
Example: "Prices have gone up far too high"
- adverb: in a rich manner
Example: "He lives high"
- name: A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2286)
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