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Hight vs. High

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  • Hight (verb)

    To call, name.

  • Hight (verb)

    To be called or named.

  • Hight (verb)

    To command; to enjoin.

    "I hight ye take me wi' ye. I ne can no lenger her b'live."

  • Hight (adjective)

    Called, named.

  • Hight (noun)

    obsolete form of height

  • 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.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Hight (noun)

    A variant of Height.

  • Hight

    To be called or named.

  • Hight

    To command; to direct; to impel.

  • Hight

    To commit; to intrust.

  • Hight

    To promise.

  • 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.

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