higher : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s advanced in complexity or elaboration
- s of education beyond the secondary level
- a greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
- a (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
- s standing above others in quality or position
- a used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
- s happy and excited and energetic
- s (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
- s slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
- Brian Zak Sipa Yardeni and others are worried that higher interest rates could push housing prices lower , and hurt banking profits.
- Overall, the evidence indicated that people who had higher mercury levels had less protection than people who had lower mercury levels.
- Men in the top fifth also had a 22% higher risk of dying of cancer and a 27% higher risk of dying of heart disease.
News & Articles
- Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent
Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy costs partly offset by cheaper food as US consumer prices rise just 0.1 percent.
June 23, 2013 - seattlepi.com
- Higher Medicaid reimbursement for state's primary care docs
(AP) — Illinois officials are reminding physicians to sign up online for the higher rates, which are expected to increase by an average of 93 percent.
June 22, 2013 - Crain's Chicago Business
- How higher rates touch consumers, firms, investors
How higher rates touch consumers, firms, investors Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:24 pm, Thursday, June 20, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — All it took was speculation that the Federal Reserve could slow its bond buying months from now — and then a few words Wednesday from ...
June 22, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise
- Ben Bernanke in New York Times
The arithmetic is, unfortunately, quite clear,Mr. Bernanke said. "To avoid large and unsustainable budget deficits, the nation will ultimately have to choose among higher taxes, modifications to entitlement programs such as Social Security...
- Barack Obama in American Spectator
At one point last night, Obama said that, "The middle-class will realize greater security, not higher taxes."