Pronunciation: hīt
n.1.The condition of being high; elevated position.
Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!
- Job xxii. 12.
2.The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of an animal, especially of a man; stature.
[Goliath's] height was six cubits and a span.
- 1 Sam. xvii. 4.
3.Degree of latitude either north or south.
Guinea lieth to the north sea, in the same height as Peru to the south.
- Abp. Abbot.
4.That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.
5.Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.
Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
- R. Browning.
6.Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.
7.Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.
My grief was at the height before thou camest.
- Shak.
On height
Noun1.height - the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
Synonyms: tallness
2.height - the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
3.height - natural height of a person or animal in an upright position
Synonyms: stature
4.Heightheight - elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; "the altitude gave her a headache"
Synonyms: altitude
To dream that you are at a great height, signifies that you have reached one of your highest goals or objectives. To dream that you are afraid of heights, denotes that you are striving for goals that seem beyond your reach.French pitch, Olympian heights, acme of perfection, aerial heights, amount, amplitude, apogee, apotheosis, area, ascent, assumption, authority, authorization, be-all and end-all, beatification, bigness, blue ribbon, bluff, body, breadth, brow, bulk, caliber, canonization, cap, championship, classical pitch, cliff, climax, cloud nine, command, compass, consummation, control, coverage, crag, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, cut, degree, deification, diameter, dimension, dimensions, directorship, dizzy heights, dominion, edge, effectiveness, eminence, enshrinement, erection, escalation, escarpment, ether, exaltation, expanse, expansion, extension, extent, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, fell, first place, first prize, gauge, girth, grade, greatness, headland, headship, heaven, heavens, hegemony, heights, high noon, high pitch, high point, highest, highest pitch, highest point, highness, hill, imperium, influence, interval, jurisdiction, key, kingship, largeness, last word, leadership, leap, length, level, lift, lifting, limit, loftiness, lordship, low pitch, magnitude, management, mark, mass, mastership, mastery, measure, measurement, meridian, most, mound, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, new high, new philharmonic pitch, no place higher, noon, notch, note, nuance, palms, paramountcy, pas, peg, perfection, period, philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, pink, pink of perfection, pitch, plane, plateau, point, pole, power, presidency, primacy, promontory, proportion, proportions, radius, raise, raising, range, ratio, reach, rearing, record, register, remove, ridge, rise, rising ground, round, rule, rung, say, scale, scarp, scope, seventh heaven, shade, shadow, size, sky, sovereignty, space, spire, spread, stair, standard, standard pitch, stature, steep, step, stint, stratosphere, supremacy, sursum corda, sway, tip, tip-top, tonality, tone, top, top spot, tor, tread, tune, ultimate, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, upping, uprearing, uprise, upthrow, upthrust, utmost, vantage ground, vantage point, vertex, very top, volume, width
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