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Antonyms for low
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. low, depression(noun)

    an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

    "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"

    Antonyms:
    high, overlooking, nasal, soprano, soaring, superior, commanding, spiky, tenor, higher(a), elated, upper, screaky, high-top, alto, last, shrill, towering, broad(a), falsetto, estimable, treble, squeaking, sopranino, steep, high-altitude, pinched, full(a), altissimo, eminent, utmost, graduate(a), high-stepped, screechy, postgraduate, adenoidal, dominating, refined, squeaky, high-topped, peaky, proud, altitudinous, high-pitched, sufficient, countertenor, squealing, lofty, high-level, high-stepping, sharp, advanced, loud

    Synonyms:
    depression, first gear, impression, economic crisis, low gear, depressive disorder, imprint, slump, first, natural depression, clinical depression

  2. Low, David Low, Sir David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low(noun)

    British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)

    Antonyms:
    high, towering, utmost, loud, squeaking, elated, treble, eminent, screaky, full(a), countertenor, tenor, alto, high-stepped, sharp, proud, dominating, postgraduate, broad(a), altitudinous, peaky, advanced, high-top, soaring, shrill, lofty, high-pitched, high-level, sopranino, higher(a), overlooking, squeaky, high-stepping, graduate(a), refined, pinched, screechy, squealing, soprano, falsetto, upper, superior, last, altissimo, adenoidal, high-topped, commanding, steep, high-altitude, sufficient, estimable, nasal, spiky

    Synonyms:
    first, depression, low gear, first gear

  3. low(noun)

    a low level or position or degree

    "the stock market fell to a new low"

    Antonyms:
    high, sharp, higher(a), spiky, pinched, broad(a), soprano, refined, high-stepped, superior, squeaking, lofty, adenoidal, elated, shrill, peaky, full(a), countertenor, high-stepping, graduate(a), sufficient, falsetto, steep, tenor, alto, soaring, postgraduate, dominating, loud, high-topped, treble, last, screaky, altissimo, high-top, squeaky, nasal, altitudinous, overlooking, utmost, towering, commanding, proud, high-altitude, eminent, sopranino, upper, screechy, estimable, advanced, high-level, high-pitched, squealing

    Synonyms:
    first, depression, low gear, first gear

  4. first gear, first, low gear, low(adj)

    the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

    Antonyms:
    high, overlooking, altitudinous, adenoidal, altissimo, soaring, high-top, upper, alto, screaky, steep, squeaky, towering, last, shrill, higher(a), commanding, refined, spiky, peaky, pinched, squeaking, nasal, tenor, falsetto, dominating, high-topped, countertenor, loud, high-pitched, superior, soprano, squealing, sopranino, eminent, sharp, broad(a), proud, postgraduate, high-level, elated, utmost, full(a), high-stepped, treble, lofty, screechy, estimable, sufficient, advanced, high-altitude, graduate(a), high-stepping

    Synonyms:
    outset, number one, first, starting time, low gear, first-class honours degree, first gear, first base, commencement, start, get-go, kickoff, number 1, depression, showtime, offset, beginning

  5. low(adj)

    less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

    "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"

    Antonyms:
    high, peaky, countertenor, high-stepping, squealing, elated, tenor, graduate(a), loud, overlooking, squeaky, higher(a), eminent, alto, broad(a), high-altitude, sopranino, spiky, superior, altitudinous, soprano, commanding, pinched, high-stepped, soaring, treble, upper, altissimo, refined, last, towering, advanced, screaky, high-level, shrill, high-top, sharp, utmost, postgraduate, dominating, steep, proud, squeaking, lofty, estimable, screechy, high-pitched, nasal, falsetto, sufficient, high-topped, full(a), adenoidal

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, abject, downcast, grim, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, low-spirited, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down, humiliated

  6. low(adj)

    literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension

    "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"

    Antonyms:
    high, altitudinous, sharp, falsetto, eminent, alto, nasal, soprano, higher(a), soaring, shrill, high-pitched, spiky, graduate(a), high-stepped, loud, postgraduate, lofty, high-stepping, upper, advanced, commanding, refined, sufficient, peaky, squeaky, high-level, countertenor, estimable, squealing, superior, screechy, towering, high-top, altissimo, steep, squeaking, utmost, screaky, tenor, dominating, last, proud, high-altitude, broad(a), sopranino, full(a), adenoidal, elated, high-topped, pinched, overlooking, treble

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, abject, downcast, grim, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, low-spirited, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down, humiliated

  7. low, low-toned(adj)

    very low in volume

    "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf"

    Antonyms:
    high, overlooking, steep, countertenor, falsetto, squealing, screaky, sharp, loud, utmost, high-topped, high-altitude, postgraduate, higher(a), treble, shrill, high-stepping, broad(a), squeaky, lofty, upper, sopranino, squeaking, towering, full(a), nasal, soprano, tenor, high-top, spiky, sufficient, alto, pinched, last, dominating, elated, high-level, high-pitched, advanced, refined, commanding, high-stepped, altissimo, adenoidal, screechy, estimable, peaky, soaring, superior, eminent, altitudinous, graduate(a), proud

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, abject, downcast, grim, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, low-spirited, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down, humiliated

  8. low(adj)

    unrefined in character

    "low comedy"

    Antonyms:
    high, elated, spiky, sufficient, squealing, steep, eminent, higher(a), advanced, lofty, soprano, shrill, last, loud, proud, tenor, alto, squeaky, utmost, sharp, dominating, high-top, sopranino, high-altitude, screechy, upper, high-topped, soaring, high-pitched, superior, altitudinous, postgraduate, overlooking, broad(a), nasal, refined, pinched, peaky, falsetto, graduate(a), screaky, high-level, estimable, countertenor, high-stepping, high-stepped, towering, altissimo, treble, full(a), commanding, squeaking, adenoidal

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, abject, downcast, grim, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, low-spirited, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down, humiliated

  9. low, low-pitched(adj)

    used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency

    Antonyms:
    high, higher(a), upper, screaky, soprano, pinched, broad(a), soaring, squeaky, alto, sharp, towering, falsetto, peaky, utmost, countertenor, altissimo, high-top, sopranino, tenor, treble, nasal, refined, high-level, altitudinous, superior, squeaking, elated, overlooking, screechy, squealing, postgraduate, loud, shrill, commanding, high-stepping, adenoidal, high-pitched, last, estimable, high-topped, full(a), high-altitude, steep, high-stepped, advanced, dominating, spiky, sufficient, lofty, proud, graduate(a), eminent

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, abject, downcast, grim, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, low-spirited, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down, humiliated

  10. abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy(adj)

    of the most contemptible kind

    "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"

    Antonyms:
    high, altitudinous, alto, squeaking, commanding, countertenor, broad(a), altissimo, treble, squealing, last, soaring, high-stepped, higher(a), tenor, high-topped, high-pitched, screechy, eminent, towering, proud, full(a), sufficient, nasal, screaky, pinched, sopranino, postgraduate, refined, high-stepping, steep, lofty, upper, superior, high-top, graduate(a), utmost, loud, soprano, falsetto, spiky, high-altitude, dominating, elated, high-level, squeaky, peaky, shrill, sharp, advanced, overlooking, estimable, adenoidal

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, small, downcast, paltry, deplorable, scummy, modest, execrable, suffering, scurvy, unhopeful, humbled, low-down, miserable, lowly, broken, down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, low-toned, low-pitched, piteous, hapless, misfortunate, pitiable, depleted, crushed, measly, poor, funky, pathetic, wretched, pitiful, gloomy, abject, woeful, depressed, low-spirited, humiliated

  11. humble, low, lowly, modest, small(adj)

    low or inferior in station or quality

    "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"

    Antonyms:
    high, elated, higher(a), squealing, countertenor, eminent, lofty, high-pitched, tenor, peaky, nasal, screaky, high-stepping, superior, graduate(a), high-altitude, adenoidal, postgraduate, full(a), sharp, screechy, advanced, alto, soaring, altitudinous, sopranino, refined, spiky, squeaking, broad(a), soprano, high-topped, high-stepped, altissimo, treble, high-top, towering, high-level, sufficient, overlooking, commanding, shrill, pinched, dominating, squeaky, utmost, loud, steep, proud, falsetto, last, upper, estimable

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, minor, small, downcast, subaltern, scummy, base, baseborn, low-down, modest, petty(a), scurvy, pocket-sized, lower-ranking, secondary, humbled, gloomy, miserable, lowly, broken, small(a), down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, meek, low-toned, low-pitched, little, menial, pocket-size, small-scale, depleted, crushed, mild, junior-grade, diminished, abject, depressed, minuscule, low-spirited, belittled, humiliated

  12. depleted, low(adj)

    no longer sufficient

    "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted"

    Antonyms:
    high, tenor, screechy, squealing, high-stepped, treble, overlooking, full(a), soaring, high-altitude, high-stepping, steep, proud, shrill, sharp, last, spiky, towering, refined, elated, squeaky, higher(a), pinched, estimable, dominating, loud, sopranino, high-pitched, soprano, screaky, countertenor, high-level, upper, advanced, squeaking, altitudinous, eminent, adenoidal, commanding, high-topped, broad(a), utmost, high-top, lofty, graduate(a), alto, peaky, falsetto, postgraduate, altissimo, sufficient, superior, nasal

    Synonyms:
    crushed, scurvy, dispirited, gloomy, downhearted, low-spirited, abject, downcast, humiliated, down in the mouth, humble, miserable, lowly, low-pitched, modest, scummy, blue, down(p), broken, depressed, grim, small, humbled, low-toned, depleted, low-down

  13. broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated, low(adj)

    subdued or brought low in condition or status

    "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"

    Antonyms:
    high, sufficient, squealing, proud, high-top, tenor, spiky, overlooking, elated, full(a), commanding, refined, pinched, eminent, upper, peaky, high-pitched, steep, sopranino, towering, utmost, estimable, altissimo, postgraduate, shrill, squeaky, high-level, lofty, soaring, dominating, treble, graduate(a), soprano, screechy, nasal, alto, high-stepped, advanced, high-stepping, high-altitude, high-topped, screaky, squeaking, altitudinous, countertenor, last, higher(a), superior, sharp, falsetto, adenoidal, loud, broad(a)

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, small, downcast, rugged, impoverished, scummy, broken in, mortified, modest, unkept, scurvy, humbled, low-down, miserable, lowly, broken, disordered, down in the mouth, blue, humble, wiped out(p), downhearted, grim, low-toned, low-pitched, depleted, crushed, upset, abject, gloomy, embarrassed, depressed, busted, confused, low-spirited, humiliated

  14. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited(verb)

    filled with melancholy and despondency

    "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

    Antonyms:
    high, soprano, high-pitched, overlooking, alto, full(a), steep, lofty, altissimo, sufficient, higher(a), squeaking, falsetto, sopranino, proud, dominating, eminent, graduate(a), broad(a), towering, postgraduate, spiky, screaky, loud, sharp, elated, peaky, estimable, soaring, last, screechy, tenor, shrill, superior, high-topped, high-altitude, squealing, utmost, squeaky, high-stepped, pinched, adenoidal, high-stepping, refined, high-level, countertenor, nasal, treble, commanding, advanced, high-top, altitudinous, upper

  15. moo, low(adverb)

    make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

    Antonyms:
    high, lofty, falsetto, peaky, tenor, loud, towering, eminent, altissimo, adenoidal, countertenor, high-stepping, sopranino, altitudinous, elated, superior, squealing, screaky, higher(a), refined, high-altitude, dominating, full(a), soprano, graduate(a), spiky, high-top, estimable, upper, nasal, squeaky, sufficient, high-pitched, shrill, broad(a), high-topped, sharp, soaring, last, treble, squeaking, proud, screechy, pinched, postgraduate, utmost, steep, alto, high-level, high-stepped, overlooking, advanced, commanding

    Synonyms:
    moo

  16. low(adverb)

    in a low position; near the ground

    "the branches hung low"

    Antonyms:
    high, towering, proud, altitudinous, broad(a), nasal, screechy, high-stepping, sufficient, loud, overlooking, shrill, altissimo, soaring, pinched, superior, commanding, squeaky, higher(a), eminent, tenor, alto, last, high-topped, upper, soprano, squeaking, treble, full(a), lofty, high-top, utmost, refined, high-pitched, spiky, elated, screaky, dominating, high-stepped, high-altitude, high-level, sopranino, postgraduate, adenoidal, graduate(a), countertenor, falsetto, peaky, advanced, steep, squealing, estimable, sharp

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. low

    Antonyms:
    elevated, eminent, exalted, high, lofty, noble, proud, steep, tall, towering, uplifted

    Synonyms:
    base, deep, degraded, depressed, dwarfed, inferior, mean, short, stunted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. low(a)

    Synonyms:
    depressed, base, mean, vulgar, raffish, ignominious, undignified, moderate, reasonable, cheap, humble, lowly, obscure, feeble, faint, weak, subdued, grave, gentle, ignoble, groveling, abject, degraded, servile, menial, sordid, base

  2. low(adv)

    Synonyms:
    softly, sotto voce

  3. low(v)

    Synonyms:
    moo

Editors Contribution

  1. high

    low is down and high is up

    the aeroplane is so low. the aeroplane is so high.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 20, 2020  
  2. acro

    acro means high so the antonym ( opposite) would be considered low.

    Submitted by anonymous on September 9, 2020  

How to use low in a sentence?

  1. David Tilman:

    Processed foods have low nutritional value, diets low in fruit and vegetables have a strong negative health impact.

  2. Texas Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez:

    If you're polling in the low single digits and you're not raising resources, I mean it's clearly a recipe for disaster.

  3. The IMF:

    In Nigeria, economic activity is now projected to contract in 2016, as the economy adjusts to foreign currency shortages as a result of lower oil receipts, low power generation, and weak investor confidence.

  4. Sara Andreotti:

    South Africa’s white sharks faced a rapid decline in the last generation and their numbers might already be too low to ensure their survival.

  5. Kyoko Nomura:

    Japan currently faces a serious problem of an increasing number of low birth weight babies.

How to pronounce low?

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How to say low in sign language?

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