Definition of High


  • a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
    - high gear
  • a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
    "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
    - senior high school - senior high - highschool - high school
  • a high place
    "they stood on high and observed the countryside"
    "he doesn't like heights"
  • a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
    "they took drugs to get a high on"
  • a state of sustained elation
    "I'm on a permanent high these days"
  • an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
  • a lofty level or position or degree
    "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"


  • slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
  • (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
  • happy and excited and energetic
    - in high spirits
  • used of sounds and voices
    high in pitch or frequency
    - high pitched
  • standing above others in quality or position
    "people in high places"
    "the high priest"
    "eminent members of the community"
  • (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"
  • 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"


  • far up toward the source
    "he lives high up the river"
  • in a rich manner
    "he lives high"
  • in or to a high position, amount, or degree
    "prices have gone up far too high"
  • at a great altitude
    "he climbed high on the ladder"
    - high up
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble high

4 unscramble word found using the letters high.

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