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Adjective: higher  hI(-u)r
  1. Advanced in complexity or elaboration
    "higher finance"; "higher mathematics"
     
  2. Of education beyond the secondary level
    "higher education"; "higher learning"
Adjective: high (higher,highest)  hI
  1. Greater than normal in degree, 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"
     
  2. (literal meaning) 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"
     
  3. Standing above others in quality or position
    "people in high places"; "the high priest";
    - eminent, prominent
     
  4. Used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
    - high-pitched
     
  5. Happy and excited and energetic
    - in high spirits
     
  6. (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    - gamey, gamy
     
  7. Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
    - mellow

Sounds like: hide, hgher

See also: adenoidal, advanced, altissimo, altitudinous, alto, broad, commanding, countertenor, degree, dominating, drunk, elated, eminent, falsetto, full, grade, graduate, height, high-altitude, high-level, high-stepped, high-stepping, high-top, high-topped, ill-smelling, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, last, level, lofty, malodorous, malodourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], minging [Brit], nasal, overlooking, peaky, pinched, pitch, pongy [Brit], postgrad, postgraduate, prominent, screaky, screechy, sharp, shrill, soaring, sopranino, soprano, spiky, squeaking, squeaky, squealing, steep, stinky, superior, tall, tallness, tenor, top, towering, treble, unpleasant-smelling, up, upper, utmost, whiffy [Brit]

Antonym: low

Encyclopedia: Higher

High, Wide, and Handsome