high-rise

adjective \ ˈhī-ˈrīz \

Definition of high-rise

1 : being multistory and equipped with elevators
  • high-rise apartments
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by high-rise buildings

high-rise

play \ˈhī-ˌrīz\ noun

First Known Use of high-rise

1915

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HIGH-RISE Defined for English Language Learners

high-rise

Definition of high-rise for English Language Learners

  • of a building : very tall : having many floors or stories

  • : made up of high-rise buildings


HIGH-RISE Defined for Kids

high-rise

adjective \ ˈhī-ˈrīz \

Definition of high-rise for Students

: having many stories
  • a high-rise building


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