› a higher level than has been reached previously: Stocks end at new highs for the fourth session in a row.
highs and lows › [plural] the times that follow each other when a company, career, investment, etc. is successful and when it is not: All jobs have an element of routine and a cycle of highs and lows. Jonathan, 25, has already seen some of the highs and lows of the business world.
from on high informal › WORKPLACE from senior people in an organization: If the changes are to be sustainable, they should not merely be imposed upon employees from on high. → See also historic high, life-of-contract high, record high, session high, sky-high