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height

height

 
pronunciation:
haIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the distance from the bottom to the top.
The height of that pine tree is fifteen feet.
synonyms:
attitude, elevation
similar words:
altitude, highness
definition 2: how tall a person is.
My height right now is five feet.
synonyms:
tallness
definition 3: the peak or highest point.
At its height, that building seems to touch the clouds.
synonyms:
apex, crest, peak, summit, tip, vertex, zenith
antonyms:
bottom
definition 4: the highest point or degree.
She's at the height of her success.At the height of the sale, there were hundreds of people shopping.
synonyms:
crest, peak, utmost, zenith
similar words:
ceiling, climax, extremity, maximum, top
definition 5: (often plural) a high place from which one can look out.
From the heights of that hill one can see the whole town.I looked down at the street below from the heights of the skyscraper.
similar words:
altitude, elevation, headland, highland, hill, hilltop, mountain, promontory, rise, top
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