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high

high

 
 
pronunciation:
haI
features:
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: higher, highest
definition 1: reaching up a great distance.
We climbed to the top of the high mountain.
antonyms:
low
similar words:
tall
definition 2: at a given distance from the ground.
That branch is ten feet high.
synonyms:
tall
definition 3: above what is usual.
The train traveled at a high speed.
similar words:
extreme, great, strong
definition 4: expensive.
The price was too high.
similar words:
dear, expensive
derivation: higher (adj.)
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The words high and hi (a greeting) sound alike but have different meanings.
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