- a lofty level or position or degree; a high place
- a state of sustained elation or altered consciousness, whether naturally or due to alcohol or narcotics
- "Summer temperatures reached an all-time high."
- "The Christmas carolers sang: Angels we have heard on high, sweetly singing o’er the plains..."
- "James liked to run because it gave him a natural high."
an air mass of higher than normal pressure
- "The Weather Channel said the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high."
- högtryck [ meteorologi ]
a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
- "Jerry is a senior at Raft River High."
a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
- "Marshall put his car in high gear and zoomed along as fast as he could."
- greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
- being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension
- "K-2 is a very high and dangerous mountain to climb."
- "The river is unusually high this summer."
standing above others in quality or position
- "Constance knew a few people in high places that could help her."
used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
- "When the vampire came on-screen, the hysterics and high-pitched screams could be heard in the back of the theater."
- happy and excited and energetic
- slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug
- "Even just the smell of marijuana made her high."
in or to a high position, amount, or degree
- "Lately, the prices have gone up far too high."