HIGH

high

1. [Adjective]: 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. [Adjective]: (literal meanings) 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. [Adjective]: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

4. [Noun]: a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

5. [Noun]: a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"

6. [Noun]: a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics; "they took drugs to get a high on"

7. [Noun]: an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"

8. [Noun]: a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

9. [Noun]: a high place; "they stood on high and observed the coutryside"; "he doesn''t like heights"

10. [Noun]: a state of sustained elation; "I''m on a permanent high these days"

11. [Adverb]: far up toward the source; "he lives high up the river"

12. [Adverb]: in a rich manner; "he lives high"

13. [Adverb]: at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"

14. [Adverb]: in or to a high position, amount, or degree; "prices have gone up far too high"

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

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

17. happy and excited and energetic

18. used of the smell of game beginning to taint

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