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High vs. Sigh

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  • High (adjective)

    Very elevated; extending or being far above a base; tall; lofty.

    "The balloon rose high in the sky."

    "The wall was high."

    "a high mountain"

  • High (adjective)

    Pertaining to (or, especially of a language: spoken in) in an area which is at a greater elevation, for example more mountainous, than other regions.

  • High (adjective)

    Relatively elevated; rising or raised above the average or normal level from which elevation is measured.

  • High (adjective)

    Having a specified elevation or height; tall.

    "three feet high"

    "three Mount Everests high"

  • High (adjective)

    Elevated in status, esteem, prestige; exalted in rank, station, or character.

    "The oldest of the elves' royal family still conversed in High Elvish."

  • High (adjective)

    Above the batter's shoulders.

    "the pitch (or: the ball) was high"

  • High (adjective)

    Of great importance and consequence: grave (if negative) or solemn (if positive).

    "high crimes, the high festival of the sun"

  • High (adjective)

    Consummate; advanced (e.g. in development) to the utmost extent or culmination, or possessing a quality in its supreme degree, at its zenith.

    "high (i.e. intense) heat; high (i.e. full or quite) noon; high (i.e. rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i.e. complete) pleasure; high (i.e. deep or vivid) colour; high (i.e. extensive, thorough) scholarship; high tide; high [tourism] season; the High Middle Ages"

  • High (adjective)

    Most exalted; foremost.

    "the high priest, the high officials of the court, the high altar"

  • High (adjective)

    Remote in distance or time.

    "high latitude, high antiquity"

  • High (adjective)

    Very traditionalist and conservative, especially in favoring older ways of doing things; see e.g. high church, High Tory.

  • High (adjective)

    Elevated in mood; marked by great merriment, excitement, etc.

    "in high spirits"

  • High (adjective)

    Luxurious; rich.

    "high living, the high life"

  • High (adjective)

    Lofty, often to the point of arrogant, haughty, boastful, proud.

    "a high tone"

  • High (adjective)

    Keen, enthused.

  • High (adjective)

    With tall waves.

  • High (adjective)

    Large, great (in amount or quantity, value, force, energy, etc).

    "My bank charges me a high interest rate."

    "I was running a high temperature and had high cholesterol."

    "high voltage"

    "high prices"

    "high winds"

    "a high number"

  • High (adjective)

    Advanced in complexity (and hence potentially abstract and/or difficult to comprehend).

  • High (adjective)

    Acute or shrill in pitch, due to being of greater frequency, i.e. produced by more rapid vibrations (wave oscillations).

    "The note was too high for her to sing."

  • High (adjective)

    Made with some part of the tongue positioned high in the mouth, relatively close to the palate.

  • High (adjective)

    Greater in value than other cards, denominations, suits, etc.

  • High (adjective)

    Having a large or comparatively larger concentration of (a substance, which is often but not always linked by "in" when predicative).

    "Carrots are high in vitamin A."

    "made from a high-copper alloy"

  • High (adjective)

    Having the highest rank in a straight, flush or straight flush.

    "I have KT742 of the same suit. In other words, a K-high flush."

    "9-high straight = 98765 unsuited"

    "Royal Flush = AKQJT suited = A-high straight flush"

  • High (adjective)

    Strong-scented; slightly tainted/spoiled; beginning to decompose.

    "Epicures do not cook game before it is high."

    "The tailor liked his meat high."

  • High (adjective)

    Intoxicated; under the influence of a mood-altering drug, formerly (until the early 20th century) usually alcohol, but now (by the mid 20th century) usually not alcohol but rather marijuana, cocaine, heroin, etc.

  • High (adjective)

    Near, in its direction of travel, to the (direction of the) wind.

  • High (adverb)

    In or to an elevated position.

    "How high above land did you fly?"

  • High (adverb)

    In or at a great value.

    "Costs have grown higher this year again."

  • High (adverb)

    In a pitch of great frequency.

    "I certainly can't sing that high."

  • High (noun)

    A high point or position, literally or figuratively; an elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.

  • High (noun)

    A point of success or achievement; a time when things are at their best.

    "It was one of the highs of his career."

  • High (noun)

    A period of euphoria, from excitement or from an intake of drugs.

    "That pill gave me a high for a few hours, before I had a comedown."

  • High (noun)

    A drug that gives such a high.

  • High (noun)

    A large area of elevated atmospheric pressure; an anticyclone.

    "A large high is centred on the Azores."

  • High (noun)

    The maximum value attained by some quantity within a specified period.

    "Inflation reached a ten-year high."

  • High (noun)

    The maximum atmospheric temperature recorded at a particular location, especially during one 24-hour period.

    "Today's high was 32°C."

  • High (noun)

    The highest card dealt or drawn.

  • High (noun)

    Thought; intention; determination; purpose.

  • High (verb)

    To rise.

    "The sun higheth."

  • High (verb)

    To hie; to hasten.

  • Sigh (noun)

    A deep, prolonged audible inhale and exhale of breath; as when fatigued, frustrated, grieved, or relieved; the act of sighing.

  • Sigh (noun)

    Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament.

  • Sigh (noun)

    A person who is bored.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like.

    "When she saw it wasn't damaged, she sighed with relief."

    "He sighed. It was going to be a long night."

    "He sighed over the lost opportunity."

  • Sigh (verb)

    To lament; to grieve.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To experience an emotion associated with sighing.

    "He silently sighed for his lost youth."

  • Sigh (verb)

    To make a sound like sighing.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To exhale (the breath) in sighs.

    "She sighed a sigh that was nearly a groan."

    "sigh a note and sing a note"

  • Sigh (verb)

    To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.

    ""I guess I have no choice," she sighed."

    "She sighed her frustrations."

  • Sigh (interjection)

    An expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like, often used in casual written contexts.

    "Sigh, I'm so bored at work today."

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  • High (adjective)

    of great vertical extent

    "the top of a high mountain"

  • High (adjective)

    (after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom

    "a tree forty feet high"

  • High (adjective)

    far above ground, sea level, or another point of reference

    "a palace high up on a hill"

  • High (adjective)

    extending above the normal level

    "a round face with a high forehead"

  • High (adjective)

    (of an area) inland and well above sea level

    "high prairies"

  • High (adjective)

    performed at, to, or from a considerable height

    "high diving"

  • High (adjective)

    (of latitude) close to 90°; near the North or South Pole

    "high southern latitudes"

  • High (adjective)

    great, or greater than normal, in quantity, size, or intensity

    "a high temperature"

    "sweets are very high in calories"

  • High (adjective)

    of large numerical or monetary value

    "they had been playing for high stakes"

  • High (adjective)

    very favourable

    "she had no very high opinion of men"

  • High (adjective)

    extreme in religious or political views

    "a man of high Tory opinions"

  • High (adjective)

    (of a period or movement) at its peak

    "high summer"

  • High (adjective)

    great in rank, status, or importance

    "both held high office under Lloyd George"

    "financial security is high on your list of priorities"

  • High (adjective)

    ranking above others of the same kind

    "the last High King of Ireland"

  • High (adjective)

    morally or culturally superior

    "blurring the distinctions between high art and popular art"

  • High (adjective)

    (of a sound or note) having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range

    "a high, squeaky voice"

  • High (adjective)

    (of a singer or instrument) producing notes of relatively high pitch

    "a high soprano voice"

  • High (adjective)

    feeling euphoric, especially from the effects of drugs or alcohol

    "some of them were high on Ecstasy"

    "she wasn't tipsy, just a little high"

  • High (adjective)

    (especially of food) unpleasantly strong-smelling because beginning to go bad

    "it's a type of preserved butter, used for cooking, smells a little high"

  • High (adjective)

    (of game) slightly decomposed and so ready to cook.

  • High (adjective)

    (of a vowel) produced with the tongue relatively near the palate.

  • High (noun)

    a high point, level, or figure

    "commodity prices were at a rare high"

  • High (noun)

    a high-frequency sound or musical note

    "piercing highs and subterranean lows"

  • High (noun)

    a high power setting

    "the vent blower was on high"

  • High (noun)

    an area of high barometric pressure; an anticyclone.

  • High (noun)

    top gear in a motor vehicle

    "the system lets you shift into 4WD high"

  • High (noun)

    a notably happy or successful moment

    "the highs and lows of life"

  • High (noun)

    a state of high spirits or euphoria

    "golf provides him with an adrenalin high"

    "if the stable is doing well then everybody's on a high"

  • High (noun)

    high school

    "I go to junior high"

  • High (adverb)

    at or to a considerable or specified height

    "the sculpture stood about five feet high"

    "a dish piled high with baked beans"

  • High (adverb)

    highly

    "he ranked high among the pioneers of chemical technology"

  • High (adverb)

    at a high price

    "buying shares low and selling them high"

  • High (adverb)

    (of a sound) at or to a high pitch

    "my voice went high with excitement"

  • Sigh (verb)

    emit a long, deep audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or similar

    "Harry sank into a chair and sighed with relief"

  • Sigh (verb)

    (of the wind or something through which the wind blows) make a sound resembling a sigh

    "a breeze made the treetops sigh"

  • Sigh (verb)

    feel a deep yearning for (someone or something lost, unattainable, or distant)

    "he sighed for days gone by"

  • Sigh (noun)

    a long, deep audible exhalation expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or similar

    "the councils heaved a sigh of relief when they saved over £6m between them"

    "she let out a long sigh of despair"

  • Sigh (noun)

    a gentle sound resembling a sigh, especially one made by the wind

    "except for the sigh of the wind, it was very quiet"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • High (verb)

    To hie.

  • High (verb)

    To rise; as, the sun higheth.

  • High (adjective)

    Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high.

  • High (adjective)

    Regarded as raised up or elevated; distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; superior; - used indefinitely or relatively, and often in figurative senses, which are understood from the connection

  • High (adjective)

    Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preëminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives.

  • High (adjective)

    Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc.

  • High (adjective)

    Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles.

  • High (adjective)

    Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.

  • High (adjective)

    Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family.

  • High (adjective)

    Acute or sharp; - opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.

  • High (adjective)

    Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions.

  • High (adjective)

    Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as ē (ēve), Ō (fŌd). See Guide to Pronunciation, 10, 11.

  • High (adjective)

    Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble.

  • High (adjective)

    Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price.

  • High (adjective)

    Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; - used in a bad sense.

  • High (adverb)

    In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.

  • High (noun)

    An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven.

  • High (noun)

    People of rank or high station; as, high and low.

  • High (noun)

    The highest card dealt or drawn.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, or the like.

  • Sigh (verb)

    Hence, to lament; to grieve.

  • Sigh (verb)

    To make a sound like sighing.

  • Sigh

    To exhale (the breath) in sighs.

  • Sigh

    To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.

  • Sigh

    To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.

  • Sigh (noun)

    A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing.

  • Sigh (noun)

    Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lan ent.

Webster Dictionary
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  • High (noun)

    a lofty level or position or degree;

    "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

  • High (noun)

    an air mass of higher than normal pressure;

    "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"

  • High (noun)

    a state of sustained elation;

    "I'm on a permanent high these days"

  • High (noun)

    a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics;

    "they took drugs to get a high on"

  • High (noun)

    a high place;

    "they stood on high and observed the coutryside"

    "he doesn't like heights"

  • High (noun)

    a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12;

    "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"

  • High (noun)

    a forward gear with a gear ratio giving high vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

  • High (adjective)

    greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount;

    "a high temperature"

    "a high price"

    "the high point of his career"

    "high risks"

    "has high hopes"

    "the river is high"

    "he has a high opinion of himself"

  • High (adjective)

    (literal meanings) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high');

    "a high mountain"

    "high ceilings"

    "high buildings"

    "a high forehead"

    "a high incline"

    "a foot high"

  • High (adjective)

    standing above others in quality or position;

    "people in high places"

    "the high priest"

    "eminent members of the community"

  • High (adjective)

    used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

  • High (adjective)

    happy and excited and energetic

  • High (adjective)

    used of the smell of game beginning to taint

  • High (adjective)

    slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

  • High (adverb)

    at a great altitude;

    "he climbed high on the ladder"

  • High (adverb)

    in or to a high position, amount, or degree;

    "prices have gone up far too high"

  • High (adverb)

    in a rich manner;

    "he lives high"

  • High (adverb)

    far up toward the source;

    "he lives high up the river"

  • Sigh (noun)

    an utterance made by exhaling audibly

  • Sigh (noun)

    a sound like a person sighing;

    "she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees"

  • Sigh (verb)

    heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily;

    "She sighed sadly"

  • Sigh (verb)

    utter with a sigh

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