English to Afrikaans Meaning :: high

hoog
High :
hoë
- hoëhoërhoogstehoogtepunte
 

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Noun(1) a lofty level or position or degree(2) an air mass of higher than normal pressure(3) a state of sustained elation(4) a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics(5) a high place(6) a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12(7) a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
Adjective(1) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount(2) (literal meaning, sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'(3) standing above others in quality or position(4) used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency(5) happy and excited and energetic(6) (used of the smell of meat(7) slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana
Adverb(1) at a great altitude(2) in or to a high position, amount, or degree(3) in a rich manner(4) far up toward the source

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(1) It's the one thing that will keep you going when that mountain seems just too high to climb.(2) The firm says demand for industrial property from purchasers in the West Yorkshire area is high .(3) We have many women in high positions in the Church especially working in parishes.(4) I didn't get a hint of back-ache from the driving seat, or from pulling gear in and out of the high luggage area.(5) In the centre of the 10 km deep crater is a mountain almost as high as Mount Everest.(6) that cheese smells a little high(7) The fact that Britain's No 2 has a ferocious serve and a high opinion of his own abilities only makes matters worse.(8) This species ranged the high grasslands of western North America from Alaska to Mexico, while a lighter-built species (Arctodus pristinus) with smaller teeth inhabited the more heavily wooded Atlantic coastal region.(9) He had dark red hair and rather elven looking features - high cheekbones, sharp chin.(10) On the west side of the rock is a vertical wall about 8m high , covered in white and orange anemones.(11) Equally, the proportion undertaking further study is at a record high .(12) She grew up on the North Shore, and met Billy Davie when she was still in junior high .(13) Elsie was a petite woman with thick waves of dark hair and a high forehead.(14) The new Millennium wing at the National Gallery represents the marriage of high ideals and fine art.(15) he has a high position in the company(16) he was a man of high principles
Related Words
(1) high school ::
Hoërskool
Synonyms
Adjective
1. tall ::
hoog
2. high-ranking ::
hooggeplaaste
3. high-minded ::
hoogmoedig
4. inflated ::
opgeblaas
5. strong ::
sterk
6. luxurious ::
luukse
7. favorable ::
gunstige
8. high-pitched ::
hoë
9. intoxicated ::
dronk
10. elevated in ::
verhef in
11. in high spirits ::
in 'n hoë geeste
12. gamy ::
pikant
13. eminent ::
vooraanstaande
14. mellow ::
rustig
Adverb
15. at great height ::
teen groot hoogte
16. richly ::
ryklik
Noun
20. high gear ::
hoë rat
21. high school ::
Hoërskool
Antonyms
1. low ::
lae
2. short ::
kort
3. squat ::
hurk
Different Forms
high, higher, highers, highest, highs
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Your partner was late
and he was high.

Your partner was late and he was HIGH.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11


Wow. High techie-techie.

Wow. High techie-techie.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 5


Now that Leonard\'s made me aware
of how high the genetic stakes are...

Now that Leonard's made me aware of how HIGH the genetic stakes are...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15


That\'s how I told
my high school boyfriend

That's how I told my HIGH school boyfriend

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


Have you ever given a high school
commencement speech before?

Have you ever given a HIGH school commencement speech before?

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 22


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