Übersetzung von “high” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch

high

adjective uk /haɪ/ us /hɑɪ/

A2 having a long distance from the bottom to the top

alto
a high building/mountain un edificio alto/una montagna alta
→ Opposite low

B1 a long distance above the ground or the level of the sea

alto
The village was high up in the mountains. Il paese era in alto sui monti.

used to say how long the distance is from the top of something to the bottom

alto
How high is it? Quanto è alto?
It’s ten feet high. È alto dieci piedi.

B1 great in amount or level

alto
a high temperature una temperatura alta
high prices prezzi alti
→ Opposite low

B1 very good

alto
of high quality di alta qualità
She got high marks in her last exam. Ha ottenuto un voto alto nel suo ultimo esame.

important, powerful, or at an upper level of something

alto
a high rank in the army un alto rango militare

A high sound or note is near the top of the set of sounds that people can hear.

alto, acuto → Opposite low
adverb uk /haɪ/ us /hɑɪ/

B1 at or to a long distance above the ground

alto, in alto
He threw the ball high into the air. Ha lanciato la palla alta nel cielo.
We flew high above the city. Abbiamo volato in alto sopra la città.

B1 at or to a large amount or level

in altezza, in intensità
Temperatures rose as high as 40 degrees. Le temperature sono salite fino a 40 gradi.

(Übersetzung von “high” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)