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English noun: height

1. height (attribute) the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top


Synonymstallness


Broader (hypernym)dimension


Narrower (hyponym)highness, loftiness, lowness


Attributehigh, low

2. height (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


SamplesHis landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty.
The artist's gifts are at their acme.
At the height of her career.
The peak of perfection.
Summer was at its peak.
...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame.
The summit of his ambition.
So many highest superlatives achieved by man.
At the top of his profession.


Synonymsacme, elevation, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top


Broader (hypernym)degree, level, point, stage

3. height (attribute) (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot


Synonymsstature


Broader (hypernym)bodily property


Narrower (hyponym)shortness, tallness


Attributelittle, short, tall

4. height (attribute) elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface


SamplesThe altitude gave her a headache.


Synonymsaltitude


Broader (hypernym)elevation


Narrower (hyponym)ceiling, ceiling, level









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