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higher Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite advanced in complexity or elaboration
    • higher finance
    • higher mathematics
  2. adjective satellite of education beyond the secondary level
    • higher education
    • higher learning
  3. adjective greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
    high.
    • 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
  4. adjective (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
    high.
    • a high mountain
    • high ceilings
    • high buildings
    • a high forehead
    • a high incline
    • a foot high
  5. adjective satellite standing above others in quality or position
    high; eminent.
    • people in high places
    • the high priest
    • eminent members of the community
  6. adjective used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
    high; high-pitched.
  7. adjective satellite happy and excited and energetic
    high; in high spirits.
  8. adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamy; gamey.
  9. adjective satellite slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
    high; mellow.
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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