lower meaning

  • Lower may refer to:
  • Lower Township, New Jersey
  • Lower Receiver (firearms)
  • Lower Wick Gloucestershire, England
  • VerbSGlowersPRloweringPT, PPloweredSUF-er
    1. VT To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down.
      1. lower a bucket into a well
      2. to lower a sail of a boat
    2. VT to pull down.
      1. to lower a flag
      2. Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. Alfred Tennyson.
    3. VT To reduce the height of.
      1. lower a fence or wall
      2. lower a chimney or turret
    4. VT To depress as to direction.
      1. lower the aim of a gun
    5. VT To make less elevated.
      1. to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes
    6. VT To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of.
      1. lower the temperature
      2. lower one's vitality
      3. lower distilled liquors
    7. VT To bring down; to humble.
      1. lower one's pride
    8. (reflexive) (lower oneself) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
      1. I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
    9. VT To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.
      1. lower the price of goods
      2. lower the interest rate
    10. VI To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease.
      1. The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
    11. VI To decrease in value, amount, etc.
      1. Alternative spelling of lour.
      2. Adjective
        1. comparative form of low: more low.
          1. bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object.
            1. (geology, of strata or geological time periods) older.
            2. Adverb
              1. comparative form of low: more low.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Where well preserved, the pillows show cuspate lower boundaries and lobate upper contacts, defining stratigraphic younging (Fig. 3 E).
                  • In an independent sample set, lower miR-126-3p expression was observed in follicular thyroid cancers (which have capsular and angioinvasion) as compared to follicular adenomas.
                  • As shown previously, stable macrohaemodynamics in our model remained near the lower limit of the renal auto-regulatory range reported for anaesthetized rats.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. Alfred Tennyson.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • The shell presents a representative nacroprismatic microstructure, with columnar calcitic prisms in the upper and nacreous layer in the lower.
                  • This company decided to shut up shop in this country and move to America, where corporate taxes are lower.

              Meaning of lower for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "lower" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Adjective forms
                    • Adjective comparative forms
                  • Adverbs
                    • Adverb forms
                      • Adverb comparative forms
                    • Morphemes
                      • Suffixes
                        • Words by suffix
                          • Words suffixed with -er
                      • Verbs
                        • Ergative verbs
                          • Intransitive verbs
                            • Transitive verbs
                          Difficultness: Level 1
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                          Definiteness: Level 9
                          Definite    ➨     Versatile
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