high´-school´

a school attended after the elementary school or junior high school. High school consists of grades 9 or 10 through 12. See also junior high school. (Cf.junior high school)
high´-school´, adjective.
Usage High school is capitalized only when it refers to a particular school: »

I graduated from high school at seventeen. I graduated from Lincoln High School last year.


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  • High — High, adv. In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully. And reasoned high. Milton. I can not reach so high. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: High is extensively used in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high — [hī] adj. [ME heigh, hei, hie < OE heah, akin to Ger hoch, Goth hauhs < IE * keuk < base * keu , to curve, arch > Sans kakúd , peak, Russ kúča, heap] 1. of more than normal height; lofty; tall: not used of persons 2. extending upward… …   English World dictionary

  • high — high, tall, lofty mean above the average in height. High, the general term (opposed to low), implies marked extension upward and is applied chiefly to things which rise from a base or foundation {a high hill} {a high building} or are placed at a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • high — high; high·ball·er; high·be·lia; high·bind·er; high·bind·ing; high·brow·ism; high·er; high·est; high·ish; high·land·er; high·lone; high·ly; high·ness; high·way·man; ul·tra·high; high·light·er; high·fa·lu·tin; high·land; High; high·fa·lu·ting; …   English syllables

  • High — may refer to:* Height * High (atmospheric), a high pressure area * High (computability), a quality of a Turing degree, in computability theory * High (technical analysis), or top, an event in market price fluctuations of a security * High (1967… …   Wikipedia

  • high — (izg. hȃj) prid. [i]i[/i] pril. DEFINICIJA 1. visok, usp. haj 2. žarg. koji je u uznesenom stanju (ob. ovisnici o drogi) SINTAGMA high end (izg. high ȅnd) žarg. koji se odnosi na vrhunske proizvode ili usluge, one koji su vrhunske kakvoće i… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • high — [adj1] tall; at a great distance aloft aerial, alpine, altitudinous, big, colossal, elevated, eminent, flying, formidable, giant, gigantic, grand, great, high reaching, high rise, hovering, huge, immense, large, lofty, long, sky high, sky… …   New thesaurus

  • High — High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low, jack,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high — high, highly High is used as an adverb to mean ‘far up, aloft’ and in figurative uses in which allusion to physical height is the metaphor: Most surfaces were piled high with magazines / The junior executive is aiming high / Feelings were running …   Modern English usage

  • High Co — Création 2001 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • high — 〈[ haı] Adj.; nur präd.〉 high sein 1. sich nach dem Genuss von Rauschgift im Rauschzustand befinden 2. 〈allg.〉 sehr angeregt, in Hochstimmung sein [engl., „hoch“] * * * high [ha̮i] <Adj.> [engl. high, eigtl. = hoch] (Jargon verhüll.): in… …   Universal-Lexikon

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