exalted in rank, station, eminence, etc.; of exalted character or quality: a high official; high society.

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of great consequence; important; grave; serious; the high consequences of such a deed; high treason.
Automotive. Of, relating to, or operating at the gear transmission ratio at which the speed of the engine crankshaft & of the drive shaft most closely correspond: high gear.
Phonetics. (of a vowel) articulated with the upper surface of the tongue relatively close to some portion of the palate, as the vowels of eat và it, which are high front, & those of boot và put, which are high back.Compare close (def. 53), low1 (def. 30).
(of meat, especially game) tending toward a desirable or undesirable amount of decomposition; slightly tainted: He likes his venison high.
Metallurgy. Containing a relatively large amount of a specified constituent (usually used in combination): high-carbon steel.
Baseball. (of a pitched ball) crossing the plate at a level above the batter's shoulders: The pitch was high and outside.

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Cards. having greater value than other denominations or suits. Able to take a trick; being a winning card. Being or having a winning combination:Whose hand is high?
Meteorology. A pressure system characterized by relatively high pressure at its center.Compare anticyclone, low1 (def. 46).
Slang. a euphoric state induced by alcohol, drugs, etc. A period of sustained excitement, exhilaration, or the like: After winning the lottery he was on a high for weeks.
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high & dry, (of a ship) grounded so as to lớn be entirely above water at low tide. In a deprived or distressing situation; deserted; stranded: We missed the last bus & were left high và dry.
high và low, in every possible place; everywhere: The missing jewelry was never found, though we searched high and low for it.
high on, Informal. Enthusiastic or optimistic about; having a favorable attitude toward or opinion of.
on high, at or to a height; above. In heaven. Having a high position, as one who makes important decisions: the powers on high.