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HIGH





Definition:

  1. [adverb] at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"
    Synonyms: up

  2. [adverb] in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high"

  3. [adverb] in a rich manner; "he lives high"
    Synonyms: richly, luxuriously

  4. [adverb] far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river"

  5. [noun] a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

  6. [noun] an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
    Synonyms: pressure

  7. [noun] a state of sustained elation; "I'm on a permanent high these days"

  8. [noun] a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on"

  9. [noun] a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside"; "he doesn't like heights"
    Synonyms: heights

  10. [noun] a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
    Synonyms: senior school, senior school, school

  11. [noun] a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
    Synonyms: gear

  12. [adjective] 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"

  13. [adjective] (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"

  14. [adjective] standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"
    Synonyms: eminent

  15. [adjective] used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
    Synonyms: -pitched

  16. [adjective] happy and excited and energetic
    Synonyms: in spirits

  17. [adjective] used of the smell of game beginning to taint
    Synonyms: gamey, gamy

  18. [adjective] slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
    Synonyms: mellow

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