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  Words related to high

Related / Similar Words: high gear, senior high school, senior high, highschool, high school, heights, high pressure, in high spirits, mellow, gamey, gamy, high-pitched, eminent, high up, richly, luxuriously

 

Definition:
  • a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed;
  • a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high";
  • a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool";
  • a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside"; "he doesn''t like heights";
  • a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on";
  • a state of sustained elation; "I''m on a permanent high these days";
  • an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high";
  • happy and excited and energetic;
  • slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana);
  • used of the smell of game beginning to taint;
  • (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";
  • 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";
  • used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency;
  • standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community";
  • at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder";
  • far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river";
  • in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high";
  • in a rich manner; "he lives high";

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    See Also: tall, top(a), up, superior

     

    Hyponyms: overdrive

     

    Pertainyms: deluxe, gilded, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous, rich

     

    Attributes: height, tallness, degree, grade, level, pitch

     

    Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, anticyclone

     

    Anagrams: Higi

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: висок and приповдигнат, извисен   Catalan: alt and drogat  
    Croatian: napušen and visok   Dutch: high and hoog  
    Finnish: korkea and pilvessä   French: haut and planer  
    German: berauscht and hoch   Greek: ψηλός and μαστουρωμένος  
    Hungarian: magas   Interlingua: alte and drogate  
    Italian: alto and fatto   Japanese: 高い  
    Korean: 높다   Kurdish: به‌رز  
    Portuguese: alto   Russian: высокий  
    Spanish: alto and colocado   Swedish: hög  
     
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