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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. high

    Deep, while an antonym of high in usage, may apply to the very same distance simply measured in an opposite direction, high applying to vertical distance measured from below upward, and deep to vertical distance measured from above downward; as, a deep valley nestling between high mountains. High is a relative term signifying greatly raised above any object, base, or surface, in comparison with what is usual, or with some standard; a table is high if it exceeds thirty inches; a hill is not high at a hundred feet. That is tall whose height is greatly in excess of its breadth or diameter, and whose actual height is great for an object of its kind; as, a tall tree; a tall man; tall grass. That is lofty which is imposing or majestic in height; we term a spire tall with reference to its altitude, or lofty with reference to its majestic appearance. That is elevated which is raised somewhat above its surroundings; that is eminent which is far above them; as, an elevated platform; an eminent promontory. In the figurative sense, elevated is less than eminent, and this less than exalted; we speak of high, lofty, or elevated thoughts, aims, etc., in the good sense, but sometimes of high feelings, looks, words, etc., in the invidious sense of haughty or arrogant. A high ambition may be merely selfish; a lofty ambition is worthy and noble. Towering, in the literal sense compares with lofty and majestic; but in the figurative sense, its use is almost always invidious; as, a towering passion; a towering ambition disregards and crushes all opposing considerations, however rational, lovely, or holy. Compare STEEP.

    elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, noble, proud, steep, tall, towering, uplifted

    base, deep, degraded, depressed, dwarfed, inferior, low, mean, short, stunted

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. high

    elevated, lofty, tall, eminent, excellent, noble, haughty, violent, proud, exalted

    depressed, low, stunted, ignoble, mean, base, affable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highnoun

    a lofty level or position or degree

    "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low spirits, low, rock-bottom, low-level, lowset, nether, underslung, inferior, bass, low-pitched, degraded, down(p), baritone, dejected, low-lying, squat, devalued, sober, deep, double-bass, low-growing, contrabass, alto, ground-hugging, under, depressed, throaty, low-altitude, flat-growing, reduced, fragrant, low-set, debased, contralto

  2. highnoun

    an air mass of higher than normal pressure

    "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low spirits, low, underslung, contralto, low-set, inferior, low-pitched, squat, ground-hugging, devalued, low-growing, reduced, fragrant, sober, rock-bottom, low-altitude, bass, under, flat-growing, deep, lowset, double-bass, baritone, low-lying, debased, depressed, throaty, nether, contrabass, degraded, low-level, alto, dejected, down(p)

  3. highnoun

    a state of sustained elation

    "I'm on a permanent high these days"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low, low spirits, flat-growing, debased, nether, fragrant, down(p), low-growing, low-level, contrabass, low-set, low-altitude, contralto, depressed, double-bass, bass, alto, sober, low-pitched, low-lying, rock-bottom, throaty, deep, baritone, devalued, ground-hugging, underslung, degraded, inferior, lowset, reduced, squat, dejected, under

  4. highnoun

    a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics

    "they took drugs to get a high on"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low spirits, low, low-set, sober, low-altitude, low-growing, ground-hugging, nether, dejected, depressed, low-level, contrabass, double-bass, fragrant, throaty, degraded, deep, lowset, low-pitched, debased, devalued, underslung, contralto, under, inferior, bass, low-lying, baritone, rock-bottom, squat, down(p), reduced, flat-growing, alto

  5. high, heightsnoun

    a high place

    "they stood on high and observed the countryside"; "he doesn't like heights"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low, low spirits, down(p), depressed, low-pitched, deep, throaty, squat, under, nether, fragrant, reduced, low-lying, low-growing, low-set, baritone, double-bass, lowset, sober, devalued, dejected, flat-growing, low-level, debased, inferior, rock-bottom, low-altitude, contrabass, alto, underslung, ground-hugging, degraded, bass, contralto

  6. senior high school, senior high, high, highschool, high schoolnoun

    a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12

    "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"

    senior high school, highschool, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low, low spirits, low-level, nether, squat, flat-growing, ground-hugging, bass, deep, debased, dejected, sober, throaty, rock-bottom, degraded, baritone, alto, depressed, reduced, low-set, under, underslung, low-altitude, contrabass, fragrant, lowset, inferior, down(p), contralto, double-bass, devalued, low-pitched, low-lying, low-growing

  7. high gear, highadjective

    a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

    highschool, senior high school, high gear, senior high, heights, high school

    low, low spirits, rock-bottom, down(p), fragrant, under, double-bass, low-altitude, baritone, sober, underslung, throaty, deep, inferior, degraded, low-set, contralto, dejected, alto, bass, nether, squat, contrabass, low-growing, low-pitched, low-lying, low-level, flat-growing, devalued, reduced, depressed, ground-hugging, debased, lowset

  8. highadjective

    greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

    "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"

    in high spirits, eminent, mellow, gamy, high-pitched, gamey

    low, low spirits, throaty, reduced, deep, alto, low-lying, flat-growing, nether, degraded, debased, down(p), bass, low-level, baritone, devalued, rock-bottom, squat, dejected, contrabass, contralto, inferior, underslung, ground-hugging, fragrant, sober, low-set, lowset, low-altitude, depressed, double-bass, low-growing, low-pitched, under

  9. highadjective

    (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

    "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"

    in high spirits, eminent, mellow, gamy, high-pitched, gamey

    low, low spirits, baritone, lowset, under, deep, bass, low-set, squat, fragrant, low-lying, throaty, contrabass, nether, low-altitude, flat-growing, contralto, dejected, low-level, debased, devalued, depressed, low-growing, underslung, inferior, double-bass, alto, degraded, sober, down(p), low-pitched, ground-hugging, reduced, rock-bottom

  10. eminent, highadjective

    standing above others in quality or position

    "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community"

    gamy, high-pitched, lofty, towering, soaring, mellow, gamey, eminent, in high spirits

    low, low spirits, ground-hugging, double-bass, low-lying, depressed, squat, devalued, under, bass, low-set, contrabass, deep, underslung, baritone, reduced, low-pitched, dejected, rock-bottom, low-growing, nether, alto, fragrant, debased, contralto, low-level, throaty, flat-growing, degraded, inferior, down(p), low-altitude, lowset, sober

  11. high, high-pitchedadjective

    used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

    in high spirits, eminent, mellow, gamy, high-pitched, gamey

    low, low spirits, sober, debased, reduced, depressed, under, baritone, low-level, low-pitched, fragrant, alto, dejected, degraded, flat-growing, contrabass, down(p), rock-bottom, contralto, deep, lowset, inferior, underslung, double-bass, squat, bass, devalued, low-set, low-growing, low-lying, low-altitude, ground-hugging, throaty, nether

  12. high, in high spiritsadjective

    happy and excited and energetic

    in high spirits, eminent, mellow, gamy, high-pitched, gamey

    low spirits, low, contrabass, rock-bottom, reduced, low-altitude, deep, under, throaty, low-lying, bass, underslung, alto, down(p), squat, sober, low-growing, low-set, fragrant, devalued, lowset, double-bass, contralto, low-level, nether, dejected, low-pitched, depressed, baritone, inferior, flat-growing, ground-hugging, degraded, debased

  13. gamey, gamy, highadjective

    (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

    spirited, eminent, gamy, spunky, juicy, risque, blue, mettlesome, racy, game, naughty, gamey, in high spirits, gritty, high-pitched, spicy, mellow

    low, low spirits, low-level, low-lying, alto, under, depressed, squat, fragrant, low-altitude, deep, contrabass, inferior, devalued, down(p), baritone, ground-hugging, debased, nether, flat-growing, low-pitched, double-bass, reduced, low-growing, low-set, bass, underslung, contralto, sober, throaty, rock-bottom, dejected, degraded, lowset

  14. high, mellowadverb

    slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

    gamy, high-pitched, mellow, mellowed, gamey, eminent, laid-back, in high spirits

    low spirits, low, deep, degraded, low-altitude, flat-growing, low-growing, devalued, reduced, down(p), fragrant, contrabass, sober, low-lying, underslung, low-pitched, dejected, baritone, rock-bottom, low-level, nether, contralto, ground-hugging, low-set, double-bass, bass, alto, squat, under, depressed, debased, lowset, inferior, throaty

  15. high, high upadverb

    at a great altitude

    "he climbed high on the ladder"

    high up, richly, luxuriously

    low spirits, low, inferior, reduced, debased, under, devalued, down(p), fragrant, underslung, low-growing, ground-hugging, alto, squat, low-lying, throaty, sober, baritone, deep, low-level, flat-growing, bass, contralto, low-set, contrabass, low-altitude, low-pitched, depressed, double-bass, lowset, degraded, dejected, nether, rock-bottom

  16. highadverb

    in or to a high position, amount, or degree

    "prices have gone up far too high"

    high up, richly, luxuriously

    low spirits, low, down(p), low-level, rock-bottom, deep, degraded, baritone, dejected, alto, flat-growing, ground-hugging, low-altitude, squat, inferior, low-growing, low-set, contrabass, fragrant, throaty, lowset, under, double-bass, low-pitched, bass, underslung, contralto, low-lying, depressed, nether, devalued, debased, sober, reduced

  17. high, richly, luxuriouslyadverb

    in a rich manner

    "he lives high"

    lavishly, amply, high up, richly, extravagantly, luxuriously

    low, low spirits, deep, degraded, bass, low-altitude, double-bass, contrabass, lowset, under, squat, rock-bottom, low-set, flat-growing, baritone, contralto, devalued, low-level, low-growing, low-pitched, fragrant, depressed, ground-hugging, low-lying, underslung, nether, alto, debased, inferior, sober, dejected, throaty, reduced, down(p)

  18. highadverb

    far up toward the source

    "he lives high up the river"

    high up, richly, luxuriously

    low spirits, low, fragrant, deep, depressed, degraded, low-set, debased, devalued, reduced, throaty, squat, underslung, down(p), inferior, low-pitched, bass, low-level, flat-growing, sober, low-lying, ground-hugging, contralto, low-altitude, nether, rock-bottom, baritone, dejected, contrabass, double-bass, alto, low-growing, lowset, under

Editors Contribution

  1. positive impact

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. highadjective

    lofty, elevated, TALL, heaven-kissing, of great altitude

  2. highadjective

    eminent, prominent, pre-eminent, distinguished, superior, exalted, noble, dignified

  3. highadjective

    abstruse, recondite, occult, obscure, dark, transcendental, profound

  4. highadjective

    proud, haughty, arrogant, supercilious, lordly

  5. highadjective

    boastful, ostentatious, bragging, vain-glorious

  6. highadjective

    oppressive, domineering, over-bearing, tyrannical, despotic

  7. highadjective

    violent, boisterous, turbulent, tumultuous

  8. highadjective

    great, strong, extreme

  9. highadjective

    complete, full

  10. highadjective

    10. dear, of great price

  11. highadjective

    acute, sharp, shrill, high-toned, not flat

  12. highadjective

    somewhat intoxicated, TIGHT, fuddled, boozy

  13. highadjective

    aloft, on high, to a great height

  14. highadjective

    profoundly, powerfully

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  1. highadjective

    lofty, tall, elevated, towering

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  1. Tim Mullins:

    Following this summer’s break, Shawn Hopkins will be working at Oxford High School. Nicholas Ejak will be working at Oxford Crossroads Day School.

  2. George S. Patton:

    I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

  3. Greg Anderson:

    Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.

  4. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    If you've not been dreaming/thinking big all these while. You've got to start dreaming/thinking big in order to become big eventually. For, high perception/imagination/anticipation/expectation precedes high success/achievement/attainment. I mean, you can/will achieve whatever you can perceive/imagine/anticipate/expect. Besides that, anybody who longs/aspires to emerge/become a millionaier/billionaier someday must/have to think/speak/act like a millionaier/billionaier.

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