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Noun: height  hIt
  1. The vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    - tallness
  2. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    "at the height of her career";
    - acme, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top
  3. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    - stature
  4. Elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
    "the height gave her a headache";
    - altitude

Derived forms: heights

See also: high, little, low, short, tall

Type of: bodily property, degree, dimension, elevation, level, phase, phasis, point, stage

Encyclopedia: Height