Synonyms and Antonyms of height

  1. 1 the highest part or point many regard the painting of the Sistine Chapel as the height of Michelangelo's career Synonyms acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, top, zenith Related Words bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspot Near Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimum Antonyms bottom, nadir, rock bottom

  2. 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 Related Words consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate

  3. 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 Synonyms altitude, elevation, inches, stature Related Words rise; highness, loftiness, tallness

  4. 4 an area of high ground Gulliver, standing on a height near the shore, saw an island suspended above the sea Synonyms altitude(s), elevation, eminence, highland, hill, hump, mound, prominence, rise, upland Related Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; bluff, cliff, crag, precipice, steep, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll; downs Near Antonyms dale, dell, depression, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewater Antonyms lowland

  5. 5 the most intense or characteristic phase of something at the very height of the storm, someone knocked on the door Synonyms deep, depth, thick, middle, midstRelated Words center, heart

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