high

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/haɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hī)

Inflections of 'high' (advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."):
higher
adv comparative
highest
adv superlative
Inflections of 'high' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
higher
adj comparative
highest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

high

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a high [wall, tree, ledge, hurdle]
  2. the [wall] is [50] feet high
  3. the [shelf, book, bar] was too high (to reach)
  4. the [bird, plane, drone] are high above us
  5. was too high up
  6. high on the hill
  7. high [winds, drama]
  8. (traveling) at high speed
  9. high [volume, prices, interest]
  10. at a higher [cost, price]
  11. a high level of [education, standing]
  12. a high [degree, number, standard, percentage] (of)
  13. there was a high risk of [failure, disease, relapse]
  14. there is a high [probability, likelihood, chance] of
  15. a high [probability] that
  16. (at) [high tide, noon]
  17. [hit, reach, sing] the high notes
  18. [wearing, in] high heels
  19. the highest [point, branches, mountain]
  20. [go to, study at, teach in] high school
  21. the case was [heard in, referred to] the high court
  22. a high [roller, bidder]
  23. the high priest (of)
  24. high on [drugs, amphetamines, life, success]
  25. get high (on drugs)
  26. [living, enjoying] the high life
  27. the [players, workers, children] were in high spirits
  28. had high hopes [of passing, for him]
  29. the [student, writer, teacher] is held in high regard
  30. got on her high horse [about, when]
  31. [acted, thought she was] high and mighty
  32. was left high and dry!
  33. it's high time you [started, got up, made an effort]
n
  1. drugs: a [good, bad, long, short] high
  2. [buy, sell] legal highs
  3. my high is [wearing off, fading]
  4. get a high [from, off of]
  5. on a high from the (drugs)
  6. [a record, an all-time] high
  7. [is at, hit] a (record) high of
  8. a record high for [unemployment, attendance]
  9. expect a high of [50] degrees (today)
  10. it reached a high of [50] degrees (today)
  11. highs today will be [around, near] [50] degrees
  12. highs [sweeping, coming] in from (the east)
  13. the highs and lows of [life, her career, the day]
  14. went from high to low
adv
  1. [jumped, leaped, flew] high in the [air, sky]
  2. have [looked, searched] high and low (for)
additional examples
  1. drugs: a [good, bad, long, short] high
  2. a high [wall, tree, ledge, hurdle]
  3. [buy, sell] legal highs
  4. the [wall] is [50] feet high
  5. my high is [wearing off, fading]
  6. the [shelf, book, bar] was too high (to reach)
  7. get a high [from, off of]
  8. the [bird, plane, drone] are high above us
  9. on a high from the (drugs)
  10. high (up) in the [sky, branches]
  11. [a record, an all-time] high
  12. [jumped, leaped, flew] high in the [air, sky]
  13. [is at, hit] a (record) high of
  14. was too high up
  15. a record high for [unemployment, attendance]
  16. high on the hill
  17. expect a high of [50] degrees (today)
  18. high [winds, drama]
  19. it reached a high of [50] degrees (today)
  20. (traveling) at high speed
  21. highs today will be [around, near] [50] degrees
  22. high [volume, prices, interest]
  23. highs [sweeping, coming] in from (the east)
  24. at a higher [cost, price]
  25. the highs and lows of [life, her career, the day]
  26. a high level of [education, standing]
  27. went from high to low
  28. a high [degree, number, standard, percentage] (of)
  29. there was a high risk of [failure, disease, relapse]
  30. a high-risk [treatment, strategy, investment, attack, pregnancy]
  31. there is a high [probability, likelihood, chance] of
  32. a high [probability] that
  33. (at) [high tide, noon]
  34. high on the list (of priorities)
  35. [hit, reach, sing] the high notes
  36. a high-pitched [voice, tone, sound, noise, shriek, scream]
  37. [wearing, in] high heels
  38. high-heeled shoes
  39. high-rise [building, apartments]
  40. the highest [point, branches, mountain]
  41. [go to, study at, teach in] high school
  42. the case was [heard in, referred to] the high court
  43. a high-court [judge, appeal, case]
  44. a high [roller, bidder]
  45. the high priest (of)
  46. high on [drugs, amphetamines, life, success]
  47. get high (on drugs)
  48. [living, enjoying] the high life
  49. the [players, workers, children] were in high spirits
  50. had high hopes [of passing, for him]
  51. the [student, writer, teacher] is held in high regard
  52. got on her high horse [about, when]
  53. [acted, thought she was] high and mighty
  54. was left high and dry!
  55. have [looked, searched] high and low (for)
  56. it's high time you [started, got up, made an effort]
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