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1. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.

Synonyms

  • grade
  • full
  • utmost
  • broad
  • higher
  • superior
  • advanced
  • graduate
  • degree
  • postgraduate
  • level
  • soaring

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • ascend
  • rise
  • pointless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with High Wind

  • broken-wind
  • downwind
  • chagrined
  • rescind
  • skinned
  • schwind
  • grinned
  • grinde
  • thinned
  • sinned
  • sind
  • pinned
  • lynde
  • lynd
  • lindh
  • linde
  • lind
  • hynd
  • hinde
  • ginned

2. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure.

Synonyms

  • west wind
  • squall
  • boreas
  • gale
  • wester
  • northwester
  • weather condition
  • chinook wind
  • draft
  • draught
  • blow
  • sou'easter
  • crosswind
  • airstream
  • south wind
  • thermal
  • souther
  • east wind
  • simoom
  • air
  • foehn
  • breeze
  • khamsin
  • simoon
  • catabatic wind
  • headwind
  • harmattan
  • chinook
  • high wind
  • air current
  • monsoon
  • easterly
  • north wind
  • tailwind
  • gust
  • norther
  • Santa Ana
  • atmospheric condition
  • doldrums
  • sou'wester
  • calm
  • snow eater
  • calm air
  • zephyr
  • conditions
  • southerly
  • southwester
  • current of air
  • northerly
  • blast
  • prevailing wind
  • katabatic wind
  • samiel
  • fohn
  • weather
  • gentle wind
  • southeaster
  • easter

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • detach
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high').

Synonyms

  • up
  • high-altitude
  • high-level
  • height
  • tall
  • high-stepped
  • soaring
  • commanding
  • high-top
  • steep
  • overlooking
  • tallness
  • high-topped
  • eminent
  • top
  • altitudinous
  • dominating
  • upper
  • lofty
  • towering

Antonyms

  • down
  • side
  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. high

adverb. ['ˈhaɪ'] at a great altitude.

Antonyms

  • forceless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] standing above others in quality or position.

Synonyms

  • superior

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • sopranino
  • shrill
  • pinched
  • falsetto
  • adenoidal
  • treble
  • screaky
  • alto
  • spiky
  • pitch
  • squealing
  • sharp
  • peaky
  • nasal
  • soprano
  • screechy
  • squeaking
  • squeaky
  • altissimo
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • unperceptive
  • stupid

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. high

noun. ['ˈhaɪ'] a lofty level or position or degree.

Synonyms

  • level
  • grade

Antonyms

  • asleep
  • decrease
  • unfinished

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • snake
  • wander
  • go
  • locomote
  • thread
  • weave

Antonyms

  • repel
  • open circuit
  • untie
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] extend in curves and turns.

Synonyms

  • be
  • snake
  • twist
  • circumvolute
  • curve

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • twine
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • move
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • ride
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word high-wind


1. Noun Phrase
The tree has to be in a suitable location far from roadways and other hazards, and it shouldn't be subjected to high winds that may make it sway violently.

2. Noun Phrase
Hurricanes are best known for high winds that often exceed 100 miles per hour, but they also bring destruction in several other ways.

3. Noun Phrase
* ​Reinforcing the garage door​, which is the part of the home that is most vulnerable to high winds.

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