HyperDic: height

English > 4 senses of the word height:
NOUNattributeheight, tallnessthe vertical dimension of extension
stateheight, acme, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topthe highest level or degree attainable
attributeheight, stature(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
attributeheight, altitudeelevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
height > pronunciation
Soundshhay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > height: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top.
Synonymtallness
Attributeshigh(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
lowLiteral meanings
Narrowerhighness, loftinessThe quality of being high or lofty
lownessThe quality of being low
BroaderdimensionThe magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
Spanishaltura, alzada
Catalanalçada
English > height: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.
Example "at the height of her career"
Synonymsacme, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, top
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Spanishapogeo, auge, cima, cúspide, pico, súmmum, superlativo, tiptop
Catalanapogeu, caramull, cim, súmmum, tiptop
English > height: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaning(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot.
Synonymstature
Attributesshort, littleLow in stature
tallGreat in vertical dimension
NarrowershortnessThe property of being shorter than average stature
tallnessThe property of being taller than average stature
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Spanishestatura, talla
Catalanalçada, estatura, talla
English > height: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningelevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface.
Synonymaltitude
Narrowerceiling(meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
ceilingmaximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)
levelheight above ground
Broaderelevationdistance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
Spanishaltitud, altura, elevación
Catalanalçada, altitud, altura, elevació

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