height


height

noun

Definition of HEIGHT

1
the highest part or point <many regard the painting of the Sistine Chapel as the height of Michelangelo's career>
Near Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimum
2
the most extreme or advanced point <the student's defiant use of a cell phone during class was regarded by the professor as the height of insolence>
Synonyms depth, extremity, limit
3
the distance of something or someone from bottom to top <the average height of the players on the volleyball team is well over six feet>
Related Words rise; highness, loftiness, tallness
4
an area of high ground <Gulliver, standing on a height near the shore, saw an island suspended above the sea>
Antonyms lowland
5
the most intense or characteristic phase of something <at the very height of the storm, someone knocked on the door>
Related Words center, heart

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