- lower as a noun:
- 1 as a verb:
- 5 low as a noun:
- 1 Low
- 2 low
- 4 as a verb:
- 1 as an adjective:
- 10 as a adverb:
The lower of two berths.
synonym: lower berth.
Move something or somebody to a lower position.
Dutch: afzinken, neerlaten
— Lower a rating.
— Lower expectations.
Cause to drop or sink.
Look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval.
Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough. ... show more
Moby thesaurus: abase, abash, abated, ablated, abridge, apprehend, approach, attenuated, await, bated, be imminent, be in store, bear down, beat down, belittle, belittled, bludgeon, bode, bore, break ... show more.
An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation:
— A low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow.
Dutch: depressie, depressiegebied, lagedrukgebied, stormdepressie
Polish: depresja, niż
British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963).
A low level or position or degree.
Dutch: dieptepunt, laagtepunt, laagterecord, nulpunt
The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving.
Polish: pierwszy bieg
Make a low noise, characteristic of bovines.
Less than normal in degree or intensity or amount.
Roget 815: cheap; low, low priced; moderate, reasonable; inexpensive, unexpensive†; well worth the money, worth the money; magnifique et pas cher [Fr.]; good at the price, cheap at the price; dirt cheap, dog cheap; ... show more
Literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension.
Polish: niewysoki, mały, niski
Very low in volume:
— A low murmur.
— The low-toned murmur of the surf.
Unrefined in character.
Used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.
Polish: niskotonowy, dolny, niski
Of the most contemptible kind:
— A low stunt to pull.
— A low-down sneak.
Low or inferior in station or quality:
— A lowly parish priest.
No longer sufficient:
— Supplies are low.
Subdued or brought low in condition or status:
— Brought low.
Filled with melancholy and despondency.
Polish: chmurny, ponury, posępny
In a low position; near the ground.
Moby thesaurus: Doric, Hydromatic, a la sourdine, abject, abominable, accented, against, ailing, air mass, alveolar, anticyclone, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, arrant, articulated, asking price, assimilated, atrocious, automatic transmission ... show more.
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