Height

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Height->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ height
height
altitude
elevation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ eminence
eminence
pitch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ loftiness
loftiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sublimity
sublimity
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tallness
tallness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stature
stature
procerity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prominence
prominence
&c. 250
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ colossus
colossus
&c.(size) 192
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ giant
giant
grenadier
giraffe
camelopard
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mount
mount
mountain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ hill alto
hill alto
butte
=>(U.S.)
monticle
fell
knap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cape
cape
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ headland
headland
foreland
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ promontory
promontory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ridge
ridge
hog's back
dune
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ rising ground
rising ground
vantage ground
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ down
down
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ moor
moor
moorland
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Alp
Alp
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ uplands
uplands
highlands
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ heights
heights
&c.(summit) 210
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ knob
knob
loma
pena
=>(U.S.)
picacho
tump
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ knoll
knoll
hummock
hillock
barrow
mound
mole
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ steeps
steeps
bluff
cliff
craig
tor
peak
pike
clough
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ escarpment
escarpment
edge
ledge
brae
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dizzy height
dizzy height
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ tower
tower
pillar
column
obelisk
monument
steeple
spire
minaret
campanile
turret
dome
cupola
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ pole
pole
pikestaff
maypole
flagstaff
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ top mast
top mast
topgallant mast
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ ceiling
ceiling
&c.(covering) 223
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ high water
high water
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ high tide
high tide
flood tide
spring tide
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ altimetry
altimetry
&c.(angel) 244
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ batophobia
batophobia
PARAG:Height->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be high
be high
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tower
tower
soar
command
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hover
hover
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cap
cap
culminate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ overhang
overhang
hang over
impend
beetle
bestride
ride
mount
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ perch
perch
surmount
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cover
cover
&c. 223
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ overtop
overtop
&c.(be superior) 33
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand on tiptoe
stand on tiptoe
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ become high
become high
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ grow higher
grow higher
grow taller
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ upgrow
upgrow
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ rise
rise
&c.(ascend) 305
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ render high
render high
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ heighten
heighten
&c.(elevate) 307
PARAG:Height->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high
high
elevated
eminent
exalted
lofty
tall
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gigantic
gigantic
&c.(big) 192
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ Patagonian
Patagonian
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ towering
towering
beetling
soaring
hanging
=>(gardens)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elevated
elevated
&c. 307
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ upper
upper
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ highest
highest
&c.(topmost) 210
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high reaching
high reaching
insessorial
perching
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ upland
upland
moorland
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hilly
hilly
knobby
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mountainous
mountainous
alpine
subalpine
heaven kissing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cloudtopt
cloudtopt
cloudcapt
cloudtouching
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ aerial
aerial
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ overhanging
overhanging
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ incumbent
incumbent
overlying
superincumbent
supernatant
superimposed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ prominent
prominent
&c. c.
???>250
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ tall as a maypole
tall as a maypole
tall as a poplar
tall as a steeple
lanky
&c.(thin) 203
PARAG:Height->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on high
on high
high up
aloft
up
above
aloof
overhead
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ airwind
airwind
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ upstairs
upstairs
abovestairs
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the clouds
in the clouds
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on tiptoe
on tiptoe
on stilts
on the shoulders of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over head and ears
over head and ears
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ breast high
breast high
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ over
over
upwards
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ from top to bottom
from top to bottom
&c.(completely) 52

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