English adjective: high
|1.||high greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount|
|Samples||A high temperature.|
A high price.
The high point of his career.
Has high hopes.
The river is high.
He has a high opinion of himself.
|Similar||advanced, broad, full, graduate, higher, higher, last, postgraduate, soaring, utmost|
|Attribute||degree, grade, level|
|2.||high (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')|
|Samples||A high mountain.|
A high forehead.
A high incline.
A foot high.
|Similar||altitudinous, commanding, dominating, eminent, high-altitude, high-level, high-stepped, high-stepping, high-top, high-topped, lofty, overlooking, soaring, steep, towering, upper|
|See also||tall, top, up|
|3.||high standing above others in quality or position|
|Samples||People in high places.|
The high priest.
Eminent members of the community.
|4.||high used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency|
|Similar||adenoidal, altissimo, alto, alto, countertenor, falsetto, nasal, peaky, pinched, screaky, screechy, sharp, shrill, sopranino, soprano, spiky, squeaking, squeaky, squealing, tenor, tenor, treble|
|5.||high happy and excited and energetic|
|Synonyms||in high spirits|
|6.||high (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted|
|Similar||ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous, stinky, unpleasant-smelling|
|7.||high slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)|
|Similar||drunk, inebriated, intoxicated|
English noun: high
|1.||high (attribute) a lofty level or position or degree|
|Samples||Summer temperatures reached an all-time high.|
|Broader (hypernym)||degree, grade, level|
|2.||high (state) an air mass of higher than normal pressure|
|Samples||The east coast benefits from a Bermuda high.|
|Broader (hypernym)||air mass|
|3.||high (state) a state of sustained elation|
|Samples||I'm on a permanent high these days.|
|4.||high (state) a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics|
|Samples||They took drugs to get a high on.|
|5.||high (location) a high place|
|Samples||They stood on high and observed the countryside.|
He doesn't like heights.
|Broader (hypernym)||place, spot, topographic point|
|6.||high (group) a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12|
|Samples||He goes to the neighborhood highschool.|
|Synonyms||high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school|
|Broader (hypernym)||Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school|
|7.||high (artifact) a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed|
|Broader (hypernym)||gear, gear mechanism|
|Part meronym||auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar|
English adverb: high
|1.||high at a great altitude|
|Samples||He climbed high on the ladder.|
|2.||high in or to a high position, amount, or degree|
|Samples||Prices have gone up far too high.|
|3.||high in a rich manner|
|Samples||He lives high.|
|4.||high far up toward the source|
|Samples||He lives high up the river.|