height (Meaning)

Wordnet

height (n)

the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot

elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

Webster

height (n.)

The condition of being high; elevated position.

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 animal, especially of a man; stature.

Degree of latitude either north or south.

That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.

Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preeminence or distinction in society; prominence.

Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.

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.

height Sentence Examples

  1. The giraffe towered over the rest of the animals with its remarkable height.
  2. The building soared to astonishing heights, defying the limits of human engineering.
  3. The mountain's towering height made it an intimidating climb.
  4. The tall trees cast long shadows, creating an eerie atmosphere in the forest.
  5. The basketball player's impressive height gave him an advantage on the court.
  6. The statue of liberty stood majestically atop its pedestal, its torch reaching great heights.
  7. The elevator ascended slowly, taking passengers to the dizzying height of the skyscraper.
  8. The child's imagination soared to dizzying heights as they explored the boundless possibilities.
  9. The towering inferno reached alarming heights, threatening to engulf the entire building.
  10. The balloon rose steadily into the sky, its height increasing with each gust of wind.

FAQs About the word height

the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top, the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development, (

top,zenith, culmination, pinnacle, apex, peak, head, capstone, high noon, crown

base, foot,bottom, bottom, minimum, base, foot, minimum, abyss,nadir

The giraffe towered over the rest of the animals with its remarkable height.

The building soared to astonishing heights, defying the limits of human engineering.

The mountain's towering height made it an intimidating climb.

The tall trees cast long shadows, creating an eerie atmosphere in the forest.