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Lower (IPA: /ˈɫoʊɝ/)


Lower (a.)

Compar. of Low, a.

Lower (a.)

To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down; as, to lower a bucket into a well; to lower a sail or a boat; sometimes, to pull down; as, to lower a flag.

Lower (a.)

To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret.

Lower (a.)

To depress as to direction; as, to lower the aim of a gun; to make less elevated as to object; as, to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes.

Lower (a.)

To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of; as, to lower the temperature of anything; to lower one's vitality; to lower distilled liquors.

Lower (a.)

To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride.

Lower (a.)

To reduce in value, amount, etc. ; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc.

Lower (v. i.)

To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as, the river lowered as rapidly as it rose.

Lower (v. i.)

To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; to be covered with dark and threatening clouds, as the sky; to show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.

Lower (v. i.)

To frown; to look sullen.

Lower (n.)

Cloudiness; gloominess.

Lower (n.)

A frowning; sullenness.

Lower

Family name

Lower Synonyms

Lower Berth

Lower Synonyms

Depress

Lower Synonyms

Lour, Glower, Frown

Lower Synonyms

Lour

Lower Synonyms

Let Down, Bring Dow, Get Down, Take Down

Lower Synonyms

Lour, Turn Down

Lower (Last Name / Surname)

Lower is the #7,183 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 4,653 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Lower in Spanish is Inferior

Tagalog Translation

Lower in Tagalog is Mababa-baba

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life." - New York City

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Here and there a cotter's babe is royal"”born by right divine; Here and there my lord is lower than his oxen or his swine." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" He's got it! That's a lower handicap stroke!" - Fictional last words in animated television series

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hillary wants to raise taxes. It's a comparison. I want to lower them." - Donald Trump

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I don't know what London's coming to"”the higher the buildings the lower the morals." - London


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