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Synonyms for (noun) high

Synonyms: high, high gear Definition: a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

Similar words: gear, gear mechanism Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Synonyms: high Definition: a lofty level or position or degree Usage: summer temperatures reached an all-time high

Similar words: degree, grade, level Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality Usage: a moderate grade of intelligence; a high level of care is required; it is all a matter of degree

Synonyms: high, high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school Definition: a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12 Usage: he goes to the neighborhood highschool

Similar words: secondary school, middle school, lycee, lyceum, Gymnasium Definition: a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

Synonyms: heights, high Definition: a high place Usage: they stood on high and observed the countryside; he doesn't like heights

Similar words: topographic point, spot, place Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

Synonyms: high Definition: a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics Usage: they took drugs to get a high on

Similar words: elation Definition: an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

Synonyms: high Definition: a state of sustained elation Usage: I'm on a permanent high these days

Similar words: elation Definition: an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

Synonyms: high Definition: an air mass of higher than normal pressure Usage: the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

Similar words: air mass Definition: a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally

Synonyms for (adjective) high

Synonyms: in high spirits, high Definition: happy and excited and energetic

Similar words: elated Definition: exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits Usage: the elated winner; felt elated and excited

Synonyms: high, mellow Definition: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

Similar words: drunk, inebriated, intoxicated Definition: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol) Usage: a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors; helplessly inebriated

Synonyms: gamey, gamy, high Definition: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

Similar words: unpleasant-smelling, stinky, ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous Definition: having an unpleasant smell

Synonyms: high Definition: (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high') Usage: a high mountain; high ceilings; high buildings; a high forehead; a high incline; a foot high

Similar words: altitudinous Definition: indefinitely high; lofty

Similar words: overlooking, commanding, dominating Definition: used of a height or viewpoint Usage: a commanding view of the ocean; looked up at the castle dominating the countryside; the balcony overlooking the ballroom

Similar words: towering, lofty, eminent, soaring Definition: of imposing height; especially standing out above others Usage: an eminent peak; lofty mountains; the soaring spires of the cathedral; towering icebergs

Similar words: high-altitude, high-level Definition: occurring at or from a relative high altitude Usage: high-level bombing

Similar words: high-stepped, high-stepping Definition: having or moving with a high step Usage: his high-stepped stride; a high-stepping horse

Similar words: high-top, high-topped Definition: (of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers

Similar words: steep Definition: of a slope; set at a high angle Usage: note the steep incline; a steep roof sheds snow

Similar words: upper Definition: higher in place or position Usage: the upper bunk; in the upper center of the picture; the upper stories

Synonyms: high Definition: greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount Usage: a high temperature; a high price; the high point of his career; high risks; has high hopes; the river is high; he has a high opinion of himself

Similar words: advanced Definition: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill Usage: an advanced degree; an advanced text in physics; special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University

Similar words: full, broad Definition: being at a peak or culminating point Usage: broad daylight; full summer

Similar words: postgraduate, graduate Definition: of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree Usage: graduate courses

Similar words: higher Definition: of education beyond the secondary level Usage: higher education; higher learning

Similar words: higher Definition: advanced in complexity or elaboration Usage: higher finance; higher mathematics

Similar words: utmost, last Definition: highest in extent or degree Usage: to the last measure of human endurance; whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one be determined individually

Similar words: soaring Definition: ascending to a level markedly higher than the usual Usage: soaring prices

Synonyms: high, high-pitched Definition: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

Similar words: pinched, adenoidal, nasal Definition: sounding as if the nose were pinched Usage: a whining nasal voice

Similar words: altissimo Definition: very high

Similar words: alto Definition: (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group Usage: alto clarinet or recorder

Similar words: alto, countertenor Definition: of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor

Similar words: falsetto Definition: artificially high; above the normal voice range Usage: a falsetto voice

Similar words: spiky, peaky Definition: having or as if having especially high-pitched spots Usage: absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass

Similar words: sharp, shrill Definition: having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones Usage: a shrill whistle; a shrill gaiety

Similar words: squeaking, squeaky, squealing, screaky, screechy Definition: having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge

Similar words: soprano, treble Definition: having or denoting a high range Usage: soprano voice; soprano sax; the boy still had a fine treble voice; the treble clef

Similar words: sopranino Definition: higher in range than soprano Usage: a sopranino recorder

Similar words: tenor Definition: of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice Usage: tenor voice

Similar words: tenor Definition: (of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass Usage: a tenor sax

Synonyms: eminent, high Definition: standing above others in quality or position Usage: people in high places; the high priest; eminent members of the community

Similar words: superior Definition: of or characteristic of high rank or importance Usage: a superior ruler