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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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