Complete Definition of "high"

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English
rank|herself|year|dear|296|high|above|received|read

Pronunciation
enPR|hī, IPA|/haɪ/, SAMPA|/haI/
audio|en-us-high.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones
hi
hie

Etymology
OE. heah|hÄah < Ger. *hauhaz < IE. *keu-k-, a suffixed form of *keu-. Cognate with Dutch hoog, German hoch; and with Lithuanian kaukas, Russian кÑÑа.

Adjective
en-adj|higher|highest

  1. Being elevated in position or status, a state of being above many things.
  2. tall|Tall, lofty, at a great distance above the ground (at high altitude).
  3. slang To be under the influence of a mood affecting drug; stoned.
  4. Of a quantity or value, great or large.

#: a high interest rate

Translations
trans-top|elevated
Aramaic:

Catalan: t+|ca|alt
Croatian: t-|hr|visok
Dutch: t+|nl|hoog
Finnish: t+|fi|korkea
French: t+|fr|haut
German: t+|de|hoch
Interlingua: alte
Italian: t+|it|alto, t-|it|elevato, t+|it|illustre
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Japanese: é«ã (ããã, takai)
Korean: ëë¤ (nopda)
Kurdish: t+|ku|بÙâرز|sc=KUchar
Portuguese: t+|pt|alto|m, t+|pt|alta|f
Old Church Slavonic: tø|cu|вÑÑÑкÑ|trvysokÅ­|scCyrl|xs=Old Church Slavonic
Russian: t+|ru|вÑÑокий|m|sc=Cyrl
Bulgarian: пÑиповдигнаÑ, извиÑен
Spanish: t+|es|alto
Swedish: t+|sv|hög
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trans-top|tall, lofty
Aramaic:

Catalan: t+|ca|alt
Croatian: t-|hr|visok
Czech: t-|cs|vysoký|m
Dutch: t+|nl|hoog
Finnish: t+|fi|korkea
French: t+|fr|haut
German: t+|de|hoch
Greek: t+|el|ÏηλÏÏ|m|sc=Grek (psilós)
Interlingua: alte
Italian: t+|it|alto, t-|it|elevato
trans-mid
Japanese: é«ã (ããã, takai)
Korean: ëë¤ (nopda)
Portuguese: t+|pt|alto|m, t+|pt|alta|f
Russian: t+|ru|вÑÑокий|m|sc=Cyrl
Bulgarian: t+|bg|виÑок|sc=Cyrl
Spanish: t+|es|alto
Swedish: t+|sv|hög
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trans-top|slang: stoned
Catalan: drogat
Croatian: t-|hr|napušen, t-|hr|nadrogiran
Dutch: t-|nl|high
Finnish: pilvessä
French: t+|fr|planer
German: berauscht
Greek: t|el|μαÏÏοÏÏÏμένοÏ|m|sc=Grek (mastouroménos)
Interlingua: drogate
Italian: t+|it|fatto, t-|it|eccitato, t-|it|su di giri, t-|it|schizzato, t-|it|scoppiato, t-|it|flippato, t-|it|fuso, t-|it|gasato
trans-mid
Portuguese: t+|pt|alto|m, t+|pt|alta|f
Spanish: t-|es|colocado
Swedish: t+|sv|hög
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trans-top|great or large quantity
Croatian: t-|hr|visok
Dutch: t+|nl|hoog
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|вÑÑокий|m|sc=Cyrl
Swedish: t+|sv|hög
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ttbc|Albanian: lartë
ttbc|Basque: gora
ttbc|Chinese: é« (gao, gao1) (1,2)
ttbc|Esperanto: alta
ttbc|Guaraní: yvategua (1,2)
ttbc|Hungarian: magas
ttbc|Ido: alta
ttbc|Irish: ard
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ttbc|Pitjantjatjara: katu
ttbc|Sardinian: artu
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: aird
ttbc|Slovene: visok m, visoka f, visoko n (1,2)
ttbc|Telugu: à°à°¨à±à°¨à°¤à°®à±à°¨ (unnatamaina) (1), à°à°¤à±à°¤à±à°¨ (ettaina) (2)
ttbc|Tupinambá: ybatesûara (1,2)
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Derived terms
get high
high as a kite
search high and low

Noun
en-noun

  1. A period of euphoria due to an intake of drugs

#: That pill gave me a high for a few hours, before I had a comedown

Category:100 English basic words
Category:Positive words
Category:Recreational drugs

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