Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 206 (Height)

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#206. Height. -- N. height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness &c. adj.; sublimity.

tallness &c. adj.; stature, procerity[obs]; prominence &c. 250.

colossus &c. (size) 192; giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard.

mount, mountain; hill alto, butte [U.S.], monticle[obs], fell, knap[obs]; cape; headland, foreland[obs]; promontory; ridge, hog's back, dune; rising ground, vantage ground; down; moor, moorland; Alp; uplands, highlands; heights &c. (summit), 210; knob, loma[obs], pena [obs][U.S.], picacho[obs], tump[obs]; knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole; steeps, bluff, cliff, craig[obs], tor[obs], peak, pike, clough[obs]; escarpment, edge, ledge, brae; dizzy height.

tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola;skyscraper.

pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff; top mast, topgallant mast.

ceiling &c. (covering) 223.

high water; high tide, flood tide, spring tide.

altimetry &c. (angel) 244[obs]; batophobia[obs].

satellite, spy-in-the-sky.

V. be high &c. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over;orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, hang over, impend, beetle, bestride, ride, mount; perch, surmount; cover &c. 223; overtop &c. (be superior) 33; stand on tiptoe.

become high &c. adj.; grow higher, grow taller; upgrow[obs]; rise &c. (ascend) 305;send into orbit.

render high &c. adj.; heighten &c. (elevate) 307.

Adj. high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall; gigantic &c. (big) 192; Patagonian; towering, beetling, soaring, hanging [gardens]; elevated &c. 307; upper; highest &c. (topmost) 210; high reaching, insessorial[obs], perching.

upland, moorland; hilly, knobby [U.S.]; mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing; cloudtopt[obs], cloudcapt[obs], cloudtouching[obs]; aerial.

overhanging &c. v. ; incumbent, overlying, superincumbent[obs], supernatant, superimposed; prominent &c. c. 250.

tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky &c. (thin) 203.

Adv. on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead; airwind[obs]; upstairs, abovestairs[obs]; in the clouds; on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of; over head and ears; breast high.

over, upwards; from top to bottom &c. (completely) 52.

Phr. e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto[It].