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Adjective
More significant in elevation
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“The view from the summit of the higher mountain will be even more spectacular.”
Adjective
Higher in the sky or in the air
“Catching balls that are higher in the air is a very useful skill for the full back and wings in the game of rugby.”
Adjective
Greater in rank or status
“He was promoted to a higher position in government and set about pushing for the policies he advocated to be enacted.”
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Greater in importance or urgency
“This matter is of a higher priority than that which is currently occupying your attention.”
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More morally or ethically superior
“Despite pressure from his detractors, he remained committed to his higher principles.”
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Great, or greater than normal, in quantity or size
“He began to consume higher amounts of carbohydrates in preparation for his upcoming marathon.”
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Great, or greater than normal, in price
“The price of bananas are higher right now due to a reduction in supply.”
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More superior in quality or caliber
“Our latest product will have to be of a higher standard compared to our competition.”
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Great, or greater than normal, in intensity
“We are expecting heavy rain and higher winds tomorrow afternoon.”
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More favorable
“His subsequent performance drew even higher praise from everyone.”
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(of a sound or note) Having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
“Michael underwent nose surgery so he could sing higher notes.”
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A greater state of elation
“His spirits were higher after he secured his dream job.”
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(technology, electronics) More advanced in development
“The city aims to diversify the region's economy away from heavy industry into higher technology.”
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(somewhat informal) Feeling more euphoric, typically from the effects of narcotics or alcohol
“I got higher than before after slightly increasing my usual dose.”
Adjective
(of food, meat) Stronger-smelling, slightly more spoiled and beginning to decompose
“Epicures prefer to have game cooked only once it is higher.”
Adjective
Being advanced in development
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Situated on higher ground
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Elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Being farther along in development or quality
Adjective
Raised in quantity, volume or degree
Adjective
Having a high rank or social standing
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Adjective
(education) Past the level of being elementary
Adjective
Higher in rank
Adjective
Relating to appeals
Adjective
Located above
Adjective
Being of advanced years in age
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Adjective
Noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
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Adjective
(of a subject of study) Dealing with abstract concepts and not practical application
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Adjective
A greater amount
Adverb
At a more elevated position
“We spotted an eagle soaring higher over the forest's canopy.”
Adverb
Towards a higher place or position
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