noun▶ USAGE The abbreviation for height is h. or H. or hgt or ht 1. an area of high ground
⇒ There has been fierce fighting on the heights above the bay., ⇒ the Golan Heights
2. the state of being far above the ground
⇒ I'm not afraid of heights., ⇒ Heights don't bother me.
3. a high level
⇒ the mid-1980s, when house prices rose to absurd heights, ⇒ One wondered what heights of ecstasy the winner reached.
5. a position of influence, fame, or power
⇒ the giddy heights of government office, ⇒ an inevitable descent from the heights of political power
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