Part Of Speech: adjective
Definition: Very elevated; extending or being far above a base; tall; lofty.
Example: The balloon rose high in the sky. The wall was high. a high mountain
Definition: Relatively elevated; rising or raised above the average or normal level from which elevation is measured.
Definition: Having a specified elevation or height; tall.
Example: three feet high three Mount Everests high
Definition: Elevated in status, esteem, prestige; exalted in rank, station, or character.
Example: The oldest of the elves' royal family still conversed in High Elvish.
Definition: Of great importance and consequence: grave (if negative) or solemn (if positive).
Example: high crimes, the high festival of the sun
Definition: Consummate; advanced (e.g. in development) to the utmost extent or culmination, or possessing a quality in its supreme degree, at its zenith.
Example: high (i.e. intense) heat; high (i.e. full or quite) noon; high (i.e. rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i.e. complete) pleasure; high (i.e. deep or vivid) colour; high (i.e. extensive, thorough) scholarship; high tide; high [tourism] season; the High Middle Ages
Definition: (in several set phrases) Remote in distance or time.
Example: high latitude, high antiquity
Definition: (in several set phrases) Very traditionalist and conservative, especially in favoring older ways of doing things; see e.g. high church, High Tory.
Definition: Elevated in mood; marked by great merriment, excitement, etc.
Example: in high spirits
Definition: (of a lifestyle) Luxurious; rich.
Example: high living, the high life
Definition: Lofty, often to the point of arrogant, haughty, boastful, proud.
Example: a high tone
Definition: (with "on" or "about") Keen, enthused.
Definition: (of a body of water) With tall waves.
Definition: Large, great (in amount or quantity, value, force, energy, etc).
Example: My bank charges me a high interest rate. I was running a high temperature and had high cholesterol. high voltage high prices high winds a high number
Definition: (acoustics) Acute or shrill in pitch, due to being of greater frequency, i.e. produced by more rapid vibrations (wave oscillations).
Example: The note was too high for her to sing.
Definition: Made with some part of the tongue positioned high in the mouth, relatively close to the palate.
Definition: Greater in value than other cards, denominations, suits, etc.
Definition: (of meat, especially venison) Strong-scented; slightly tainted/spoiled; beginning to decompose.
Example: Epicures do not cook game before it is high.
Definition: Intoxicated; under the influence of a mood-altering drug, formerly usually alcohol, but now (from the mid-20th century) usually not alcohol but rather marijuana, cocaine, heroin, etc.
Definition: (of a sailing ship) Near, in its direction of travel, to the (direction of the) wind.