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 was...to 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