High-road definition

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A course of action, position, etc. that is uninfluenced by partisanship, self-interest, vindictiveness, etc.
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The definition of high road is the morally proper choice.

An example of taking the high road is when someone calls you a name and you just turn and walk away instead of getting into an argument.

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(chiefly british) A main road; a highway.
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The easiest or surest path or course.

The high road to happiness.

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The most positive, diplomatic, or ethical course.
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(chiefly brit.) A main road; highway.
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An easy or direct way.
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(chiefly UK) A main road or highway.
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(idiomatic) A course of action which is honorable, dignified, or respectable.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
high-road
Plural:
high roads