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Overview of noun high

The noun high has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) high

(a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high")

2. high

(an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high")

3. high

(a state of sustained elation; "I'm on a permanent high these days")

4. high

(a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on")

5. high, heights

(a high place; "they stood on high and observed the countryside"; "he doesn't like heights")

6. senior high school, senior high, high, highschool, high school

(a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool")

7. high gear, high

(a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed)


Overview of adj high

The adj high has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (134) 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")

2. (51) high

((literal meaning) 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")

3. (10) eminent, high

(standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community")

4. (7) high, high-pitched

(used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency)

5. (2) high, in high spirits

(happy and excited and energetic)

6. gamey, gamy, high

((used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted)

7. high, mellow

(slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana))


Overview of adv high

The adv high has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) high, high up

(at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder")

2. (2) high

(in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high")

3. high, richly, luxuriously

(in a rich manner; "he lives high")

4. high

(far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river")

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