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height

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22 in 22 verses (in OT : 18 in 18 verses) (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

heightn. [OE. heighte, heght, heighthe, AS. heáh, h fr. heah high; akin to D. hoogte, Sw. höjd, Dan. höide, Icel. , Goth. hauhi. See High.].
  •  The condition of being high; elevated position.  [1913 Webster]
    "Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Goliath's] height was six cubits and a span."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Degree of latitude either north or south.  [1913 Webster]
    "Guinea lieth to the north sea, in the same height as Peru to the south."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.  [1913 Webster]
    "Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts."  [1913 Webster]
    "All would in his power hold, all make his subjects."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.  [1913 Webster]
    "Social duties are carried to greater heights, and enforced with stronger motives by the principles of our religion."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.  [1913 Webster]
    "My grief was at the height before thou camest."  [1913 Webster]
    "[He] spake these same words, all on hight."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

height, n.
1 the measurement from base to top or (of a standing person) from head to foot.
2 the elevation above ground or a recognized level (usu. sea level).
3 any considerable elevation (situated at a height).
4 a a high place or area. b rising ground.
5 the top of something.
6 Printing the distance from the foot to the face of type.
7 a the most intense part or period of anything (the battle was at its height). b an extreme instance or example (the height of fashion).

Idiom
height of land US a watershed.
Etymology
OE hehthu f. Gmc

THESAURUS

height

French pitch, Olympian heights, acme, acme of perfection, aerial heights, altitude, amount, amplitude, apex, apogee, apotheosis, area, ascent, assumption, authority, authorization, be-all and end-all, beatification, bigness, blue ribbon, bluff, body, breadth, brow, bulk, caliber, canonization, cap, championship, classical pitch, cliff, climax, cloud nine, command, compass, consummation, control, coverage, crag, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, cut, degree, deification, depth, diameter, dimension, dimensions, directorship, dizzy heights, dominion, edge, effectiveness, elevation, eminence, enshrinement, erection, escalation, escarpment, ether, exaltation, expanse, expansion, extension, extent, extreme, extreme limit, extremity, fell, first place, first prize, gauge, girth, grade, greatness, headland, headship, heaven, heavens, hegemony, heights, high noon, high pitch, high point, highest, highest pitch, highest point, highness, hill, imperium, influence, interval, jurisdiction, key, kingship, largeness, last word, leadership, leap, length, level, lift, lifting, limit, loftiness, lordship, low pitch, magnitude, management, mark, mass, mastership, mastery, maximum, measure, measurement, meridian, most, mound, mountain, mountaintop, ne plus ultra, new high, new philharmonic pitch, no place higher, noon, notch, note, nuance, palms, paramountcy, pas, peak, peg, perfection, period, philharmonic pitch, philosophical pitch, pink, pink of perfection, pinnacle, pitch, plane, plateau, point, pole, power, presidency, primacy, prominence, promontory, proportion, proportions, radius, raise, raising, range, ratio, reach, rearing, record, register, remove, ridge, rise, rising ground, round, rule, rung, say, scale, scarp, scope, seventh heaven, shade, shadow, size, sky, sovereignty, space, spire, spread, stair, standard, standard pitch, stature, steep, step, stint, stratosphere, summit, supremacy, sursum corda, sway, tallness, tip, tip-top, tonality, tone, top, top spot, tor, tread, tune, ultimate, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upmost, upper extremity, uppermost, upping, uprearing, uprise, upthrow, upthrust, utmost, vantage ground, vantage point, vertex, very top, volume, width, zenith

ROGET THESAURUS

height

Degree

N degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch, reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber, gradation, shade, tenor, compass, sphere, station, rank, standing, rate, way, sort, point, mark, stage, intensity, strength, comparative, gradual, shading off, within the bounds, by degrees, gradually, inasmuch, pro tanto, however, howsoever, step by step, bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch, drop by drop, a little at a time, by inches, by slow degrees, by degrees, by little and little, in some degree, in some measure, to some extent, di grado in grado.

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

Summit

N summit, summity, top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point, turn of the tide, fountain head, water shed, water parting, sky, pole, tip, tip top, crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nib, end, crown, brow, head, nob, noddle, pate, capsheaf, high places, heights, topgallant mast, sky scraper, quarter deck, hurricane deck, architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablature, tympanum, ceiling, attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story, summit conference, summit, peak of achievement, peak of performance, peaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs), highest &c (high), top, top most, upper most, tiptop, culminating, meridian, meridional, capital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant, atop, at the top of the tree, en flute, fleur deau.

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.


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