(In Scotland) the more advanced of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education
Of great vertical extent
A senior person in an organization
he gave staff a vacation without getting approval from higher-ups
A moral or religious principle that is believed to overrule secular constitutions and laws
A class of society or social grouping considered to have the highest social status; (in singular and plural, with the) the members of such a class. Compare class, the higher orders.
A person who engages in higher criticism.
Ground which is more elevated in relation to the surrounding area.
A court that can overrule the decision of another
Of a higher quality, standard, or level in a hierarchy
At or of a level that is higher in position or status
Involving reasoning of a high level
Plants of relatively complex or advanced characteristics, especially vascular plants (including flowering plants)
The general staff of a military force collectively.
Education and learning at the college or university level
= New Thought.
Animals of relatively advanced or developed characteristics, such as mammals and other vertebrates
Having a higher rank or position in a particular hierarchy
The study of the literary methods and sources discernible in a text, especially as applied to biblical writings
Education at universities or similar educational establishments, especially to degree level
Advanced mathematics, such as number theory and topology, as taught at university level
An examination instituted in 1917 and replaced in 1951 by the Advanced level General Certificate of Education, taken by pupils of about 18.
(Of cigarettes or tobacco) producing more tar than is standard or usual when smoked