Definition of 'high'
Example sentences containing 'high'
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We need to set our targets high. The Sun (2016)The scrutiny is really high and people are so invested in it. The Sun (2017)There were points when taking bends at higher speeds that it almost felt out of control. The Sun (2016)We move on foot to some higher ground and look around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were also higher reports of vomiting bug norovirus. The Sun (2017)That looks high enough for the time being. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A mountain is just a geographical feature that measures higher from top to bottom than 2,000ft. The Sun (2016)We want to set our sights high. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That was all handled by people high up who were doing this stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were driven away at high speed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Would you take the high ground if your organs failed? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Houses are surrounded by high walls topped by electric fences to keep out marauding bands of robbers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Higher production taxes also hit the firm. The Sun (2008)The quantity has been whittled down because the quality was not high enough. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The true figure is certainly much higher. The Sun (2006)Was the pain high up or low down? What Katy Did (1872)Overall we see this as part of a widening of the way we deliver higher education. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet rising employment ought to have brought with it higher output growth and higher incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He plans to announce a new higher figure next month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By jumping relatively high and having a very short ground contact in between. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is enough for a small group of people to get a good high. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)These groups require a high degree of readiness and motivation. Trauma and Recovery (1992)She also blames retention of green belt land for small houses and high prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a day of highs and lows. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The high school commencement speaker was giving a rather conventional address. Christianity Today (2000)Official figures are due to be released tomorrow that could show net migration reaching an all-time high. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To get a better view, we climbed an observation platform high above the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Synonyms of 'high'
intoxicated, stoned, spaced out, tripping
gamey, tainted, strong-flavoured, whiffy
way up, aloft, far up, to a great height
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