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Adjective
Superseding others in importance or status
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“The power conferred is so wide that it must necessarily be exercised by the highest officer in order to ensure fairness.”
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Being at the highest level or point
“It was the highest floor in the building, and as the elevator opened they walked out and went down about five rooms.”
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Being the tallest in comparison to others
“Mount McKinley or Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,237 feet above sea level.”
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Unable to be surpassed
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Nice, good, pleasing
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Superlative for in the sky or in the air
“Catching the high ball is a very useful skill for the full back and wings in the game of rugby.”
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Superlative for great in rank or status
“He was promoted to a high position in government and set about pushing for the policies he advocated to be enacted.”
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Superlative for great in importance or urgency
“This matter is of a high priority and requires your immediate attention.”
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Superlative for morally or ethically superior
“Despite pressure from his detractors, he remained committed to his high principles.”
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Superlative for great, or greater than normal, in quantity or size
“He began to consume high amounts of carbohydrates in preparation for his upcoming marathon.”
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Superlative for great, or greater than normal, in price
“The price of bananas is high right now due to a reduction in supply.”
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Superlative for superior in quality or caliber
“Our latest product will have to be of a high standard before we release it to the public.”
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Superlative for great, or greater than normal, in intensity
“We are expecting heavy rain and high winds tomorrow afternoon.”
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(of a lifestyle) Superlative for luxurious and extravagant in nature
“He won the lottery and lived the high life thereafter.”
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Superlative for very favorable
“His outstanding performance drew high praise from everyone.”
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(of a sound or note) Superlative for having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
“Michael underwent nose surgery so he could sing high notes.”
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Superlative for a state of elation
“His spirits were high after he secured his dream job.”
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(technology, electronics) Superlative for advanced in development
“The city aims to diversify the region's economy away from heavy industry into high technology.”
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(of one's attitude or comportment) Superlative for lofty, to the point of being arrogant
“His constant high tone of voice was an irritation to those who knew him.”
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(somewhat informal) Superlative for feeling euphoric, typically from the effects of narcotics or alcohol
“I was going to clean my room until I got high.”
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(of food, meat) Superlative for strong-smelling, slightly spoiled and beginning to decompose
“Epicures prefer to have game cooked only once it is high.”
Noun
The greatest or most extreme extent or amount
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Superlative for at an elevated position
“We spotted an eagle soaring high above the forest's canopy.”
Adverb
Superlative for indicative, or showing signs, of wealth or luxury
“He chose to live high every day, as if there was no tomorrow.”
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