Meaning of “high” - Learner’s Dictionary

high

adverb us uk /haɪ/
Extra Examples
The birds were soaring high above.The ball bounced high into the air.The village is perched high above the sea.The pass road climbs high over the mountain to reach St Moritz.A plane flew high overhead.
ABOVE GROUND

B1 at or to a large distance above the ground:

We flew high above the city.
He threw the ball high into the air.
AMOUNT/LEVEL

B1 at or to a large amount or level:

Temperatures rose as high as 40 degrees.

(Definition of “high adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)