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Verb: lower  low-u(r)
  1. Move something down to a less high position
    "lower the vase from the shelf";
    - take down, let down, get down, bring down
     
  2. Reduce the ranking, degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
    "lower expectations"; "lower a rating"
     
  3. Make quieter
    "lower the volume of a radio";
    - turn down
     
  4. Cause to drop or sink
    "The lack of rain had lowered the water level in the reservoir";
    - depress
Noun: lower  low-u(r)
  1. The lower of two berths
    - lower berth
Verb: lower[2]  law(-u)r
  1. Look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
    - frown, glower, lour
Adjective: low (lower,lowest)  low
  1. Less than normal in degree, intensity or amount
    "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
     
  2. Not high; being at or having a relatively small elevation or height
    "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
     
  3. Very low in volume
    "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf";
    - low-toned
     
  4. Unrefined in character
    "low comedy"
     
  5. Used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
    - low-pitched
     
  6. Of the most contemptible kind
    "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak";
    - abject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy
     
  7. Low or inferior in station or quality
    "a low cottage";
    - humble, lowly, modest, small
     
  8. No longer sufficient
    "supplies are low";
    - depleted
     
  9. Subdued or brought low in condition or status
    "brought low";
    - broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated
     
  10. Filled with melancholy and despondency
    "low at the thought of what he had to face"; "low-spirited at the thought of what he had to face";
    - gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low-spirited

Derived forms: lowers, lowering, lowered

See also: alto, baritone, bass, contemptible, contrabass, contralto, debased, deep, deficient, degraded, degree, dejected, depressed, devalued, double-bass, down, flat-growing, grade, ground-hugging, height, humble, inferior, insufficient, level, little, low-altitude, low-growing, low-level, low-lying, lowset, low-set, nether, pitch, reduced, rock-bottom, short, soft, squat, tallness, throaty, under, underslung, unrefined

Type of: alter, berth, built in bed, bunk, change, decrease, devalue, displace, grimace, lessen, make a face, minify, modify, move, pull a face

Antonym: high, raise

Encyclopedia: Lower, New Jersey

Low, Quebec