1 high level or point
all-time, historic, new, record

The number of prisoners has reached a historic high.

five-year, ten-year, etc.

He hit a career high with his performance as Al.

hit, reach

Share prices reached an all-time high yesterday.

2 feeling of great pleasure or happiness
real, tremendous

He was still on a natural high after cheating death.

adrenalin, caffeine
experience, get

the high she got from her job

give sb

The drug gives you a tremendous high.

on a high

She's been on a real high since she got her exam results.

We want to finish on a high.

the highs and lows

the emotional highs and lows of an actor's life

High is used with these nouns: ↑ability, ↑abundance, ↑accolade, ↑accuracy, ↑achievement, ↑aim, ↑alert, ↑altar, ↑altitude, ↑ambition, ↑amount, ↑arc, ↑art, ↑aspiration, ↑ball, ↑beam, ↑bid, ↑bill, ↑blood pressure, ↑boot, ↑bracket, ↑bridge, ↑buzz, ↑capacity, ↑caste, ↑casualty, ↑category, ↑ceiling, ↑chance, ↑charge, ↑cheekbone, ↑chimney, ↑cholesterol, ↑church, ↑circle, ↑cliff, ↑cloud, ↑collar, ↑colour, ↑comedy, ↑command, ↑commission, ↑commissioner, ↑concentration, ↑confidence, ↑consumption, ↑content, ↑correlation, ↑cost, ↑count, ↑credibility, ↑culture, ↑cupboard, ↑current, ↑debt, ↑degree, ↑demand, ↑density, ↑desert, ↑diversity, ↑dividend, ↑division, ↑dosage, ↑dose, ↑drama, ↑duty, ↑earnings, ↑effectiveness, ↑efficiency, ↑employment, ↑end, ↑enrolment, ↑esteem, ↑estimate, ↑excitement, ↑expectation, ↑expenditure, ↑expense, ↑explosive, ↑exposure, ↑fare, ↑fashion, ↑fat, ↑favour, ↑fee, ↑fence, ↑fever, ↑figure, ↑finance, ↑forehead, ↑frequency, ↑gate, ↑gear, ↑gloss, ↑grade, ↑ground, ↑growth, ↑heat, ↑hedge, ↑heel, ↑hill, ↑honour, ↑hope, ↑humidity, ↑hurdle, ↑ideal, ↑impact, ↑importance, ↑incidence, ↑income, ↑index, ↑indignation, ↑inflation, ↑intake, ↑integrity, ↑intelligence, ↑intensity, ↑investment, ↑jump, ↑key, ↑kick, ↑latitude, ↑ledge, ↑level, ↑likelihood, ↑load, ↑maintenance, ↑margin, ↑mark, ↑mileage, ↑moral, ↑morale, ↑mortality, ↑motivation, ↑motive, ↑mound, ↑mountain, ↑neck, ↑noon, ↑note, ↑number, ↑occurrence, ↑odds, ↑offer, ↑office, ↑opinion, ↑orbit, ↑output, ↑pass, ↑pay, ↑peak, ↑penetration, ↑percentage, ↑performance, ↑pitch, ↑plateau, ↑platform, ↑point, ↑position, ↑post, ↑potential, ↑prairie, ↑praise, ↑precision, ↑premium, ↑pressure, ↑prestige, ↑price, ↑priest, ↑principle, ↑priority, ↑probability, ↑productivity, ↑proficiency, ↑profile, ↑profit, ↑profitability, ↑proportion, ↑purity, ↑quality, ↑rainfall, ↑rank, ↑rate, ↑rating, ↑ratio, ↑reading, ↑recommendation, ↑regard, ↑register, ↑reliability, ↑relief, ↑rent, ↑reputation, ↑resistance, ↑resolution, ↑respect, ↑return, ↑rev, ↑reward, ↑risk, ↑river, ↑road, ↑room, ↑salary, ↑sale, ↑school, ↑score, ↑season, ↑sensitivity, ↑seriousness, ↑setting, ↑shelf, ↑society, ↑sound, ↑specification, ↑speed, ↑speed limit, ↑spending, ↑spot, ↑squeak, ↑stake, ↑standard, ↑standing, ↑status, ↑stock, ↑stool, ↑street, ↑strength, ↑stress, ↑sum, ↑summer, ↑summit, ↑sun, ↑table, ↑tackle, ↑target, ↑tariff, ↑tax, ↑taxation, ↑tea, ↑technology, ↑temperature, ↑tenor, ↑tension, ↑threshold, ↑tide, ↑tolerance, ↑toll, ↑total, ↑tower, ↑treason, ↑tree, ↑turnout, ↑turnover, ↑uncertainty, ↑unemployment, ↑usage, ↑utility, ↑valley, ↑valuation, ↑value, ↑variability, ↑velocity, ↑visibility, ↑voice, ↑voltage, ↑volume, ↑wage, ↑waist, ↑waistline, ↑wall, ↑wastage, ↑waterfall, ↑whine, ↑whistle, ↑wind, ↑wire, ↑yield
High is used with these adjectives: ↑overhead
High is used with these verbs: ↑bounce, ↑climb, ↑fly, ↑leap, ↑rank, ↑soar

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • High — High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[ u]gel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High — High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively used in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • high — [hī] adj. [ME heigh, hei, hie < OE heah, akin to Ger hoch, Goth hauhs < IE * keuk < base * keu , to curve, arch > Sans kakúd , peak, Russ kúča, heap] 1. of more than normal height; lofty; tall: not used of persons 2. extending upward… …   English World dictionary

  • high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • high — [adj1] tall; at a great distance aloft aerial, alpine, altitudinous, big, colossal, elevated, eminent, flying, formidable, giant, gigantic, grand, great, high reaching, high rise, hovering, huge, immense, large, lofty, long, sky high, sky… …   New thesaurus

  • High — High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low, jack,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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