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adj. tall, high
Other meanings
[gāo]   adj. above standard or average level, superior
[gāo]   n. height, vertical measurement; (geometry) altitude
[gāo]   char. your, his, her or their (polite expression for something of other's)
[gāo]   n. Gao (a surname)
[gāo]   radical. tall
'高' is part of the following simplified words:
 嵩 搞 敲 暠 槁 犒 稿 篙 缟 膏 蒿 藁 镐
'高' is part of the following traditional words:
 嵩 搞 敲 暠 槁 犒 稿 篙 縞 膏 蒿 藁 鎬
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
shēn gāo
n. stature, body height
zhè shì shì jiè shàng zuì gāo de yí zuò shān .
phr. This is the highest mountain in the world.
shù yì tiān tiān zhǎng gāo le .
phr. The tree grows taller day by day.
wǒ gēn tā yí yàng gāo .
phr. I am as tall as him.
wǒ méi tā gāo
phr. I am not so tall as him.
zhè kē shù yǒu nà zuò lóu gāo .
phr. This tree is as tall as that building.
tā yòu gāo yòu piāo liang .
phr. She's tall and beautiful.
tā men liǎ gè zi yí yàng gāo .
phr. The two of them are of the same height.