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1 extending to a great distance upward
  • Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world.
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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 eagle's nest high on the cliff
  • an old house with high ceilings
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5 commanding a large price
  • The concert tickets weren't cheap—you don't even want to know how high they were.
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6 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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7 highest in rank or authority
  • high government officials
  • lord high executioner
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in charge

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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


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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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