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Main Entry: 1high
Function: adjective 1 a: extending to a great distance upward : having greater height than average or usual <rooms with high ceilings> b: having a specified elevation <six feet high> 2: advanced toward fullness <high summer> 3: 2SHRILL, SHARP <high note> 4: far from the equator <high latitude> 5: 1NOBLE 5 <a writer of high purpose> 6: of greater degree, size, amount, or content than average or ordinary <high pressure> <high power of a microscope> 7: of relatively great importance: as a: first in rank or standing <high society> b: SERIOUS 4, grave <high crimes> 8: STRONG 7 <high winds> 9 a: showing joy or excitement <high spirits> b: 2DRUNK 1; also: affected or impaired by or as if by a drug 10: advanced or complex in structure or development <higher mathematics> <higher fungi> synonymsHIGH, TALL, LOFTY mean being above the usual level in height. HIGH is used of height that is measured from the ground or some other standard <a high fence surrounded the house>. TALL is used of what is considered high when compared to others of the same kind <a tall youngster for that age>. LOFTY is used of something that rises to a grand or impressive height <lofty mountains>.