high high  /ˈhaɪ/


  1. (n) a lofty level or position or degree
  2. (n) an air mass of higher than normal pressure
  3. (n) a state of sustained elation
  4. (n) a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics
  5. (n) a high place
  6. (n) a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
  7. (n) a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
  8. (adj) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
  9. (adj) (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
  10. (adj) standing above others in quality or position
  11. (adj) used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
  12. (adj) happy and excited and energetic
  13. (adj) (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
  14. (adj) slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
  15. (adv) at a great altitude
  16. (adv) in or to a high position, amount, or degree
  17. (adv) in a rich manner
  18. (adv) far up toward the source


  1. A new ad campaign by the Corn Refiners Association claims that high-fructose corn syrup is not as fattening as you think.
  2. AT the fall fashion shows in Paris, high among clothes that excited the press and buyers the most were those of Gabrielle Chanel.
  3. The high school musical has graduated from Oklahoma! and from High School Musical too.


  1. High-tech gains get disabled people into workforce

    When high school football coach Kevin Bella needs an intense, heart-to-heart with a player, he goes home and sits on his couch. That's because Bella, who is deaf, communicates with his hearing players ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. High-tech gains get disabled people like former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand into workforce

    When high school football coach Kevin Bella needs an intense, heart-to-heart with a player, he goes home and sits on his...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Deseret News

  3. High & Low: Pet travel hammock

    High • Don’t leave Fido at home this summer. The Dog Armour Backseat Hammock ensures that your four-legged pal will be comfortable — while your backseat stays clean. Available in khaki and olive and can be purchased ($199) at inthecompanyofdogs.com
    on June 23, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch


  1. "I think the major factor and the major reason in my decision was the best opportunity to win, and to win now, and to the future also," James said. "Winning is a big thing for me, ever since I was a rookie or I was in high school. That was...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: BYU Newsnet

  2. "I am extremely angry that we were promised high-level security and in our hour of need that security vanished," Broad said upon arrival in Manchester.
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Chris Broad Source: Hindu

  3. "We are paying a high price for keeping our country safe, for making our world a safer place, and we should keep asking why we are there and how long we must be there," Cameron said.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Associated Press

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