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high

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1 extending to a great distance upward

  • as the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest is mountaineering's holy grail
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2 being at a higher level than average

  • gasoline prices are high right now
  • a high fever
  • people with high incomes
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3 located at a greater height than average or usual

  • an eagleʼs nest high on the cliff
  • an old house with high ceilings
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5 being under the influence of alcohol

  • not only has he never been high, he has never even tasted alcohol
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besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]

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in one's cups, in the bag [slang], three sheets in the wind (or three sheets to the wind), under the influence, under the weather

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6 commanding a large price

  • the concert tickets werenʼt cheap—you donʼt even want to know how high they were
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7 having, characterized by, or arising from a dignified and generous nature

  • she had the highest intentions, but her "help" turned out to be a disaster
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8 highest in rank or authority

  • high government officials
  • lord high executioner
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in charge

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9 being under the influence of a recreational drug

  • he's clean now, but when he was younger he used to get high every day
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blasted [slang], blitzed [slang], bombed, hopped-up, loaded [slang], ripped [slang], spaced-out (or spaced), stoned, strung out, wasted [slang], wiped out [slang], zonked, zonked-out

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high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. high implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation or are placed at a conspicuous height above a lower level.
    • a high hill
    • a high ceiling
tall applies to what grows or rises high by comparison with others of its kind and usually implies relative narrowness.
    • a tall thin man
lofty suggests great or imposing altitude.
    • lofty mountain peaks


high

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2 the expanse of air surrounding the earth

  • V formations of honking geese on high mean winter will soon be here
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