Synonyms of height
1 tallness • Her height is intimidating for some men.
stature • She was a little short in stature.
2 altitudeDictionary • Build a wall up to a height of 2 metres.
altitude • The next day I ran my first race at high altitude.
measurement • Some of the measurements are doubtless inaccurate.
elevation • We're at an elevation of about 13,000 feet above sea level.
3 peakDictionary • From a height, it looks like a desert.
peak • the snow-covered peaks of the Alps
top • I came down alone from the top of the mountain.
hill • They climbed to the top of the hill.
mountain • Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain
crown • We stood on the crown of the hill.
summit • the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest
crest • He reached the crest of the hill.
pinnacle • He had reached the pinnacle of his career.
apex • She led me up a gloomy corridor to the apex of the pyramid.
apogee • The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s
vertex • the vertex of the triangle
4 culminationDictionary • He was struck down at the height of his career.
climax • Reaching the Olympics was the climax of her career.
zenith • His career is now at its zenith.
limit • Her love for him was being tested to its limits.
maximum • The law provides for a maximum of two years in prison.
ultimate • This hotel is the ultimate in luxury.
extremity • a small port on the north-western extremity of the island
ne plus ultra (Latin) • The new building is the ne plus ultra of theatrical design.
, low point
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altitudeIf something is at a particular altitude, it is at that height above sea level.
• The next day I ran my first race at high altitude.
• She led me up a gloomy corridor to the apex of the pyramid.
apogeeThe apogee of something such as a culture or a business is its highest or its greatest point.
• The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s
Thesaurus for height from the Collins English Thesaurus
the vertical distance from the bottom or lowest part of something to the top or apex