Definitions of lower

The word lower uses 5 letters:elorw.

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a. - Compar. of Low, a. 2

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. 2

a. - To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret. 2

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. 2

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. 2

a. - To bring down; to humble; as, to lower one's pride. 2

a. - To reduce in value, amount, etc. ; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc. 2

v. i. - To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as, the river lowered as rapidly as it rose. 2

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. 2

v. i. - To frown; to look sullen. 2

n. - Cloudiness; gloominess. 2

n. - A frowning; sullenness. 2


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