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3 Translation results for high in Spanish

adjective | noun | adverb

high adjective

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alto; elevado; grande, importante; alto (en musica); borracho, drogado

Example sentences of
high adjective

  • The apartment has high ceilings.
  • The airplane was high above the clouds.
  • The bush is six feet high.
  • a building 100 stories high
  • They have a home in the high country.
  • The houses are built on high ground.
  • They reached speeds as high as 100 mph.
  • He's being treated for high blood pressure.
  • She earns a high salary.
  • His books are in high demand.
¿Cuál es la diferencia entre high y tall?
  • Tenga en cuenta la diferencia entre high y tall.
    High se usa para describir objetos con una base ancha, como montañas, sillas, mesas, etc., u objetos que no tocan el piso, como aviones o pájaros. Ejemplos: The chair is too high, I can't sit comfortably. The highest mountains in the world are in the Himalayan mountain range. The plane is still very high, so it probably isn't going to land.
    Tall se usa para describir cosas que tienen forma delgada, como personas, árboles, ciertos animales, pilares, etc. Ejemplos: John is so tall, that he often hits his head on the door frame. The tallest trees in the world are the redwoods in Sierra Nevada, California. The Serengeti nature reserve is home to tall giraffes and big African buffaloes. The beach house is built on tall pillars.

Detailed synonyms for high adjective

High, tall, lofty, towering significan por encima de la media en altura.
  • High indica una marcada extensión hacia arriba y se aplica primordialmente a una cosa que sube a partir de una base o un fundamento <a high hill>, o a cosas que se encuentran a una altura evidente con relación a un nivel inferior <a high ceiling>.
    antonyms: low
  • Tall se aplica a lo que se eleva o crece alto en comparación con otros de su tipo y suele indicar una estrechez relativa <a tall thin man>.
  • Lofty connota una elevación grande o imponente <lofty mountain peaks>.
  • Towering significa impresionantemente alto e imponente <towering skyscrapers>.

high noun

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récord, punto máximo; zona de alta presión (en meteorología)

Example sentences of
high noun

  • Oil prices reached a new high last winter.
  • The forecast is for showers with highs in the 70s.
  • The high only lasted a few minutes.

high adverb

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Example sentences of
high adverb

  • The painter climbed high on the ladder.
  • The hawks were circling high in the air.
  • The letters were stacked high on the table.
  • buy low and sell high

Related phrases for high

Reverse translation for high

alto  - tall, high, loud 
elevado  - elevated, lofty, high 
grande  - large, big, tall, great, great, old, grown-up 
importante  - important, leading 
alto  (en musica) - tall, high, loud 
borracho  - drunk, intoxicated 
drogado  - drugged, (slang) high, stoned 
récord  - record 
zona de alta presión  (en meteorología)
alto  - high, loud, loudly 
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