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Entry Word: high
Function: adjective
Text: 1 extending to a great distance upward <Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world>
Synonyms lofty, tall, towering
Related Words dominant, dominating, eminent, prominent; elevated, lifted, raised, uplifted, upswept; high-rise, statuesque
Near Antonyms flat, stubby, stumpy
Antonyms low, low-lying, short, squat
2 being at a higher level than average <gasoline prices are high right now> <a high fever> <people with high incomes>
Synonyms advanced, elevated, escalated, heightened, increased, jacked (up), raised, up
Related Words extreme, full, maximized, maximum, peaked, sky-high, utmost; inflated, over, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overlarge, overloaded, oversize (or oversized)
Near Antonyms decreased, depressed, dropped, receded, under
Antonyms down, low
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 airy, elevated
Related Words aerial, ascendant, ascending, soaring; overhead, overlooking, raised, upheld, uplifted, upraised; topmost, upmost, upper, uppermost, upward
Near Antonyms depressed, descendant (or descendent), descending, down, dropped, fallen, grounded, lowered, sunken; lowermost, nethermost, undermost; abreast, even, level
Antonyms low, low-lying
4 being far along in development <diagnosing illness using high technology> -- see ADVANCED 1
5 being under the influence of alcohol <not only has he never been high, he has never even tasted alcohol> -- see DRUNK
6 commanding a large price <the tickets weren't cheap--you don't even want to know how high they were> -- see COSTLY
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> -- see NOBLE 2
8 highest in rank or authority <high government officials> <lord high executioner> -- see HEAD