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Great height or elevation:
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  1. Great height or elevation:
  2. (Astron.) The angular height of a planet, star, etc. above the horizon
  3. Height; esp., the height of a thing above the earth's surface or above sea level
(Aeron.) The angular altitude of any object above the horizon
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  1. (Aeron.) The angular altitude of any object above the horizon
  2. The ability to achieve height in a jump, as in ballet.
  3. (Geog.) Height above sea level; altitude
A point or degree
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  1. A point or degree
  2. The rising and falling of the bow and stern of a ship in a rough sea
  3. (Archit.) The slope of the sides of a roof, expressed by the ratio of its height to its span
Something that is prominent or that sticks out, as a hill
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  1. Something that is prominent or that sticks out, as a hill
  2. An eruption of tonguelike clouds of glowing ionized gas extending from the Sun's chromosphere and sometimes reaching hundreds of thousands of kilometers into space. When viewed against the solar surface instead of along the edges of its disk, prominences appear as dark, sinuous lines known as filaments . Usually associated with sunspot activity, solar prominences can influence Earth's atmosphere by interfering with electromagnetic activity. &diamf3; Active prominences erupt suddenly and usually disappear within minutes or hours. Quiescent prominences form more smoothly and can last for several months.
  3. (Astronomy) A tonguelike cloud of luminous gas rising from the sun's surface, visible as part of the corona during a total solar eclipse.
The style of a prince, princess or someone of equivalent rank.
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  1. The style of a prince, princess or someone of equivalent rank.
  2. Highest of the nobility
  3. The quality or state of being high; height; loftiness
The quality or characteristic of being tall.
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  1. The quality or characteristic of being tall.
Development, growth, or level of attainment, esp. as worthy of esteem
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  1. Development, growth, or level of attainment, esp. as worthy of esteem
  2. An achieved level; status.
  3. The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position.
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
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  1. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  2. A particular area of responsibility:
  3. A warp end.
A crucial or decisive point or situation, especially a difficult or unstable situation involving an impending change.
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  1. A crucial or decisive point or situation, especially a difficult or unstable situation involving an impending change.
  2. A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
  3. A turning point in the course of anything; decisive or crucial time, stage, or event
Occasion or opportunity:
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  1. Occasion or opportunity:
  2. (Informal) An angry or irritated reaction:
  3. An origin, beginning, or source:
The slope of the tangent line to a given curve at a designated point
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  1. The slope of the tangent line to a given curve at a designated point
  2. A stretch of ground forming a natural or artificial incline:
  3. A piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground; specif., a portion of the side of a hill or mountain
A very large mound or mass.
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  1. A very large mound or mass.
  2. A high mountain, esp. in Switzerland
Great height or elevation:
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  1. Great height or elevation:
  2. (Astron.) The angular height of a planet, star, etc. above the horizon
  3. Height; esp., the height of a thing above the earth's surface or above sea level
(Aeron.) The angular altitude of any object above the horizon
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  1. (Aeron.) The angular altitude of any object above the horizon
  2. The ability to achieve height in a jump, as in ballet.
  3. (Geog.) Height above sea level; altitude
The highest level or degree that is attained.
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  1. The highest level or degree that is attained.
  2. The highest point, especially the vertex of a triangle, cone, or pyramid.
  3. The highest point; the vertex:
A crown for covering or sealing a tooth.
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  1. A crown for covering or sealing a tooth.
  2. A special head covering worn to indicate rank, occupation, or membership in a particular group:
  3. A summit or top, as of a mountain.
A plume used as decoration on top of a helmet.
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  1. A plume used as decoration on top of a helmet.
  2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
  3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
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  1. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
  2. A coin stamped with a crown or crowned head on one side.
  3. (--- originally) A coin bearing the figure of a crown
The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
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  1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
  2. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
  3. (Naut.) The top, after corner of a gaff sail
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure:
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  1. The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure:
  2. The top covering of something:
  3. The exterior surface and its supporting structures on the top of a building.
The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
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  1. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
  2. A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
  3. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
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  1. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
  2. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  3. The highest position or rank:
In astrology, the highest point reached in the apparent motion of a celestial body.
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  1. In astrology, the highest point reached in the apparent motion of a celestial body.
  2. The highest point; summit; apex, as the top point of the sun, moon, etc. above the horizon
  3. (Anat., Zool.) The top or crown of the head
(Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
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  1. (Fiction) A generic large company or corporation.
  2. The highest point, as of achievement or development:
  3. The highest point; point of culmination; peak
The highest level or degree that is attained.
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  1. The highest level or degree that is attained.
  2. The highest point, especially the vertex of a triangle, cone, or pyramid.
  3. The highest point; the vertex:
The point farthest from Earth's center in the orbit of the Moon or an artificial satellite.
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  1. The point farthest from Earth's center in the orbit of the Moon or an artificial satellite.
  2. The analogous point in an orbit around a celestial body other than Earth. Not in technical use.
  3. The farthest or highest point; the apex:
(Ecol.) A final, self-perpetuating community of plants and animals that develops in a particular climate, soil, etc.: it will persist as long as the same conditions prevail
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  1. (Ecol.) A final, self-perpetuating community of plants and animals that develops in a particular climate, soil, etc.: it will persist as long as the same conditions prevail
  2. The turning point in a plot or dramatic action.
  3. The point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series or progression; a culmination.
A plume used as decoration on top of a helmet.
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  1. A plume used as decoration on top of a helmet.
  2. The top of anything, or the line or surface along the top; summit; ridge
  3. The top, as of a hill or wave.
A coin stamped with a crown or crowned head on one side.
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  1. A coin stamped with a crown or crowned head on one side.
  2. (--- originally) A coin bearing the figure of a crown
  3. The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch
Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
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  1. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
  2. A culminating; reaching of the highest or lowest altitude or point
  3. (Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
Either half of such a circle from pole to pole. All the places on the same meridian have the same longitude.
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  1. Either half of such a circle from pole to pole. All the places on the same meridian have the same longitude.
  2. The highest point or stage of development; peak:
  3. (Archaic) The highest point in the sky reached by the sun or another celestial body; a zenith.
The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
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  1. The highest or utmost point of anything; height; maximum
  2. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
  3. (Naut.) The top, after corner of a gaff sail
The highest point; culmination; acme
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  1. The highest point; culmination; acme
  2. A tall pointed formation, such as a mountain peak.
  3. A pointed formation, as at the top of a mountain; peak
The highest level or degree that can be attained.
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  1. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
  2. The highest level of officials; specif., in connection with diplomatic negotiations, the level restricted to heads of government
  3. The highest point, part, or elevation; top or apex
The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
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  1. The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith:
  2. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  3. The highest position or rank:
The point of culmination; the peak:
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  1. The point of culmination; the peak:
  2. The highest point above the observer's horizon attained by a celestial body.
  3. The highest point; peak
The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
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  1. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
  2. (Informal) Something coming as a climax or culmination to a series of events, esp. when unexpected or improbable
  3. The act, event, or time of payment
The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
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  1. The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
  2. The most severe point in the course of an illness
  3. The highest point in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain

Synonym Study

  • Stature refers especially to the height of a human being standing erect he was short in stature
  • Altitude and elevation refer especially to distance above a given level (usually the surface of the earth) and generally connote great distance the altitude of an airplane, the elevation of a mountain
  • Height refers to distance from bottom to top a figurine four inches in height or to distance above a given level he dropped it from a height of ten feet
Find another word for height. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for height, like: altitude, elevation, extent upward, pitch, prominence, loftiness, highness, perpendicular distance, angular measurement, upright distance and tallness.