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Synonyms for low
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  1. low, depression(noun)

    an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

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

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

    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

  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)

    Synonyms:
    first, depression, low gear, first gear

    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

  3. low(noun)

    a low level or position or degree

    "the stock market fell to a new low"

    Synonyms:
    first, depression, low gear, first gear

    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

  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

    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

    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

  5. low(adj)

    less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

    "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"

    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

    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

  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"

    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

    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

  7. low, low-toned(adj)

    very low in volume

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

    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

    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

  8. low(adj)

    unrefined in character

    "low comedy"

    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

    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

  9. low, low-pitched(adj)

    used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency

    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

    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

  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"

    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

    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

  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"

    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

    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

  12. depleted, low(adj)

    no longer sufficient

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

    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

    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

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

    subdued or brought low in condition or status

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

    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

    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)

  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

    Synonyms:
    moo

    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

  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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    depressed, not high, not elevated, of little height

  2. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    not acute, shrill, or sharp; grave

  3. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cheap, not dear, reasonable

  4. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ignoble, abject, degraded, servile, slavish, menial, mean, base, plebeian, vulgar, untitled, base-born, common

  5. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    undignified, grovelling, vile, base-minded, low-minded, shabby, scurvy, dirty

  6. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dishonorable, disreputable, derogatory, unhandsome, unbecoming, disgraceful, unmanly, ungentlemanly

  7. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    moderate, not great, not intense

  8. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    weak, exhausted, reduced, feeble

  9. low(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plain, simple, not luxurious, not rich

  10. low(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    with little elevation

  11. low(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    near the ground

  12. low(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    to a reduced state, in a low condition

  13. low(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    softly, in a low tone, not loudly

  14. low(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    cheaply, at a moderate price

  15. low(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bellow, moo

  16. low(n.)

    Synonyms:
    moo, lowing

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

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How to use low in a sentence?

  1. Edmund Outslay:

    Pfizer maximises the deductions it takes in the U.S. and maximises the income it shifts to low-tax jurisdictions.

  2. Andrew Chesnut:

    Joselyn came to a grisly end because she made herself famous over social media, gloating over her achievements, these girls know that they have to keep a low profile for their work, but for many the temptation to post on Instagram and Twitter is too great and they end up making themselves targets.

  3. Stacy Simera:

    We do know that sleep loss hurts every teenager, but it's going to hurt the low SES teenager even more.

  4. Chip Felkel:

    I have never seen anything like it. I have been doing this since 1986. We are a low-information society and he is taking advantage of it 100%, he is getting away with murder.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    The good news is that it looks like the Republicans will just barely avoid shutting down the government for the second time in two years. That's a somewhat low bar but we should celebrate where we can, the bad news is that it looks like Republicans will just barely avoid shutting down the government again for the second time in two years.


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