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High (IPA: /ˈhaɪ/)


High (v. i.)

To hie.

High (superl.)

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.

High (superl.)

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

High (superl.)

Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives.

High (superl.)

Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles.

High (superl.)

Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family.

High (superl.)

Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions.

High (superl.)

Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble.

High (superl.)

Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price.

High (superl.)

Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; -- used in a bad sense.

High (superl.)

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.

High (superl.)

Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.

High (superl.)

Acute or sharp; -- opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.

High (superl.)

Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as / (/ve), / (f/d). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11.

High (adv.)

In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.

High (n.)

An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.

High (n.)

People of rank or high station; as, high and low.

High (n.)

The highest card dealt or drawn.

High (v. i.)

To rise; as, the sun higheth.

High ()

A chief priest; esp., the head of the Jewish priesthood.

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Term in computability theory

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Song by James Blunt

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Song by The Cure

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Album by New Model Army

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Song by Lighthouse Family

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "How are you on the high wire ?" Wire walking? It's simple. Any child of ten can do it"”with about fourteen years practice." - Michael Kurland

Example Sentence (Quote)

"* Be wise; Soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise." - Wisdom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [as he arrests Friar Tuck] You're under arrest for high treason to the crown!" - Robin Hood (1973 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [George Herbert] a conspicuous example of plain living and high thinking." - Life

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [When asked if he is going to go to his high school reunion] Yeah, I can't wait. I'm going to show up in a helicopter."" - Jonathan Davis


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