high

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high is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
high

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Homophones[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
high

Comparative
higher

Superlative
highest

  1. If something is high, it is a long way up.
    The airplane flew very high.
  2. If something is high, its top is a long way up.
    That is the highest mountain near here.
  3. If something is high, it is very good. It might be better or more important than other things. This can often means someone has more power.
    The Supreme Court is the highest court in America.
    Brian Boru was called the high king of Ireland.
    Meeting my girlfriend was the high point of my year.
  4. If someone is high, that person's mind is affected by drugs.
    John was high from marijuana last night.

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Adverb[change]

Positive
high

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

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