Meaning of HEIGHT in English


■ noun

1》 the measurement of someone or something from head to foot or from base to top.

↘the quality of being tall or high.

2》 elevation above ground or a recognized level (typically sea level).

↘a high place or area.

3》 the most intense part or period of something.

↘an extreme instance or example of something: the ~ of bad manners.


OE hēhthu , of Gmc origin; related to high .

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