Synonyms and Antonyms of high

  1. 1 extending to a great distance upward as the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest is mountaineering's holy grail Synonyms of high altitudinous, lofty, tall, towering Words Related to high dominant, dominating, eminent, prominent; elevated, lifted, raised, uplifted, upswept; high-rise, statuesque Near Antonyms of high flat, stubby, stumpy Antonyms of high low, low-lying, short, squat

  2. 2 being at a higher level than average gasoline prices are high right now a high fever people with high incomes Synonyms of high elevated, escalated, heightened, increased, jacked (up), raised, up Words Related to high extreme, full, maximized, maximum, peaked, sky-high, utmost; inflated, over, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overlarge, overloaded, oversize (or oversized) Near Antonyms of high decreased, depressed, dropped, knockdown [chiefly British], receded, under Antonyms of high down, low

  3. 3 located at a greater height than average or usual an eagle's nest high on the cliff an old house with high ceilings Synonyms of high airy, elevated, nosebleed Words Related to high ascendant (also ascendent), ascending, soaring; overhead, overlooking, raised, upheld, uplifted, upraised; topmost, upmost, upper, uppermost, upward Near Antonyms of high depressed, descendant (also descendent), descending, down, dropped, fallen, grounded, lowered, sunken; lowermost, nethermost, undermost; abreast, even, level Antonyms of high low, low-lying

  4. 4 being far along in development a cabal of self-proclaimed Luddites who argued that the evils of high technology far outweighed its virtues Synonyms of high developed, evolved, forward, advanced, higher, improved, late, progressive, refinedWords Related to high precocious; full-blown, full-fledged, full-scale; aged, grown, mature, matured, perfected, ripe, ripened; civilized, educated, enhanced, enlightened; contemporary, current, cutting-edge, latest, leading-edge, mod, modern, new, newest, newfangled, new-fashioned, novel, now, present-day, recent, space-age, supermodern, ultramodern, up-to-dateNear Antonyms of high green, immature, underdeveloped, undersized (also undersize), underweight, unripe, unripened; savage, uncivilized, uneducated; early, embryonic, germinal, primeval, primordial; antediluvian, antiquated, antique, dated, fusty, hoary, musty, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), obsolete, old, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, outworn, passé, pastAntonyms of high backward, low, lower, nonprogressive, primitive, retarded, rude, rudimentary, undeveloped

  5. 5 being under the influence of alcohol not only has he never been high, he has never even tasted alcohol Synonyms of high besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], drunk, 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]Words Related to high maudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey (also dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacalNear Antonyms of high abstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steadyAntonyms of high sober, straight

  6. 6 commanding a large price the concert tickets weren't cheap—you don't even want to know how high they were Synonyms of high big-ticket, dear, expensive, extravagant, costly, high-end, high-ticket, precious, premium, priceless, pricey (also pricy), spendy [chiefly Northwest], ultraexpensive, valuableWords Related to high exorbitant, overpriced, prohibitive, sky-high, steep, stiff, unaffordable, uneconomic (or uneconomical), unreasonable; inestimable, invaluable; deluxe, luxurious, sumptuousNear Antonyms of high moderate, reasonable; valueless, worthless; discountedAntonyms of high cheap, inexpensive

  7. 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 Synonyms of high big, chivalrous, elevated, gallant, great, greathearted, noble, high-minded, lofty, lordly, magnanimous, natural, sublimeWords Related to high ennobled, exalted, glorified; heroic (also heroical), honorable, valiant, venerable, worthy; knightly, princely, regal; inspiring, moving, numinous, uplifting; august, magnificent, majesticNear Antonyms of high sordid, squalid, vile, wretched; abominable, contemptible, despicable, detestable, hateful, offensive, repulsive, ugly, vicious; dastardly, dirty, lousy, sorry; little, mean, narrow, small-minded; degrading, discreditable, humiliating, ignominious; coarse, crude, vulgarAntonyms of high base, debased, degenerate, degraded, ignoble, low

  8. 8 highest in rank or authority high government officials lord high executioner Synonyms of high chief, commanding, first, foremost, head, lead, leading, preeminent, premier, presiding, primary, prime, principal, supereminent, supreme, topWords Related to high high-level, senior; controlling, directing, managing, officiating, overseeing, regnant, reigning, ruling, supervisory; main, major, paramount, predominant, predominate, sovereign (also sovran); ascendant (also ascendent), dominant, grand, superior, topmost, upmost, upper, uppermostNear Antonyms of high ancillary, inferior, last, less, lesser, lower, lowly, second, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary; assistant, assisting, coadjutor, deputy, junior, under

  9. 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 Synonyms of high blasted [slang], blitzed [slang], bombed, stoned, hopped-up, loaded [slang], ripped [slang], spaced-out (or spaced), strung out, wasted [slang], wiped out [slang], zonked, zonked-outWords Related to high addicted, hookedNear Antonyms of high abstemious, abstinent, clean, temperate; clearheaded, cool, level, steadyAntonyms of high sober, straight

Synonym Discussion of high

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



Synonyms and Antonyms of high

  1. 1 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion it took days for the high of the World Series win to wear off Synonyms of high cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, ecstasy, intoxication, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportWords Related to high exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms of high misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms of high depression

  2. 2 the expanse of air surrounding the earth V formations of honking geese on high mean winter will soon be here Synonyms of high blue, firmament, heaven(s), sky, welkinWords Related to high midair; horizon, skyline

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