Student Thesaurus

One entry found for height.
Entry Word: height
Function: noun
Text: 1 the highest part or point <many regard the painting of the Sistine Chapel as the height of Michelangelo's career>
Synonyms acme, apex, climax, crown, culmination, head, high-water mark, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip-top, top, zenith
Related Words bloom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday; high; cap, ceiling, crest, roof; crescendo, extremity, maximum, tip, vertex
Near Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimum
Antonyms bottom, nadir
2 the most extreme or advanced point <the student's defiant use of a cell phone during class was regarded by the teacher as the height of insolence>
Synonyms depth, extremity, limit
Related Words consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate
3 the distance of something or someone from bottom to top <the average height of the players on the volleyball team is well over six feet>
Synonyms altitude, elevation, stature
Related Words rise; highness, loftiness, tallness
4 an area of high ground <Gulliver, standing on a height near the shore, saw an island suspended above the sea>
Synonyms altitude(s), elevation, eminence, highland, hill, mound, prominence, rise, upland
Related Words alp, mount, mountain, peak; butte, mesa, plateau, table, tableland; cliff, crag, precipice, tor; ridge, sierra; dome, sugarloaf; foothill, hillock, knob, knoll; down
Near Antonyms dale, dell, dingle, glen, hollow, vale, valley; basin, bottom, bottomland, fen, flat, floodplain, plain, tidewater
Antonyms lowland
5 the most intense or characteristic phase of something <at the very height of the storm, someone knocked on the door> -- see THICK