American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The distance from the base of something to the top.
- n. Elevation above a given level, as of the sun or a star above the horizon; altitude. See Synonyms at elevation.
- n. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall.
- n. Stature, especially of the human body.
- n. The highest or uppermost point; the summit or apex.
- n. The highest or most advanced degree; the zenith: at the height of her career.
- n. The point of highest intensity; the climax: the height of a storm.
- n. An eminence, such as a hill or mountain. Often used in the plural.
- n. A high point or position.
- n. Obsolete High rank, estate, or degree.
- n. Archaic Loftiness of mind.
- n. Obsolete Arrogance; hauteur: "He returned me a very resolute answer, and full of height” ( Oliver Cromwell).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Highness; elevation; altitude; stature; vertical distance or angular elevation from a base or a level, or any point of reckoning: as, the height of a tree, a mountain, or a tower.
- n. Elevation of degree or of condition; eminence of quality, character, rank, etc.
- n. The highest part; the top; hence, culmination; the highest degree; the highest point to be attained or desired: as, the height of a fever; the height of fashion.
- n. That which has highness; an elevation; an eminence, especially of land; a hill, mountain, or precipice: often in the plural: as, to ascend a height; the Heights of Abraham at Quebec.
- n. Latitude; degree of distance from the equator, whether north or south.
- n. Haughtiness.
- n. Upward; aloft; on high.
- n. The distance from the base of something to the top.
- n. The vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).
- n. The highest point or maximum degree.
- n. Sussex an area of land at the top of a cliff.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The condition of being high; elevated position.
- n. 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.
- n. obsolete Degree of latitude either north or south.
- n. That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain.
- n. Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.
- n. Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.
- n. Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition
- n. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
- n. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
- n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
- n. the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
- From the older heighth, from Old English hīehþu, from Proto-Germanic *hauhiþō (cf. *hauhaz), cognate to Old Norse and Icelandic hæð (cf. Swedish höjd, Norwegian høyde), Dutch hoogte, Old High German hohida, Gothic hauhiþa. Corresponds to high + -th. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English hēhthu, hēahthu. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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