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'high' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'high'
1. 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. (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. standing above others in quality or position
people in high places
the high priest
4. used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
5. happy and excited and energetic
6. (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
7. slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

'high' - used as a adverb
8. at a great altitude
he climbed high on the ladder
9. in or to a high position, amount, or degree
prices have gone up far too high
10. in a rich manner
he lives high
11. far up toward the source
he lives high up the river

'high' - used as a noun
12. a lofty level or position or degree
summer temperatures reached an all-time high
13. an air mass of higher than normal pressure
the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high
14. a state of sustained elation
I'm on a permanent high these days
15. a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
they took drugs to get a high on
16. a high place
they stood on high and observed the countryside
17. a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
18. a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

derived forms
1. High / Plural
2. High / Comparitive
3. High / Superlative
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  • low
  • low spirits
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