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Synonyms for lower
ˈloʊ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lower berth, lower(verb)

    the lower of two berths

    Synonyms:
    lower berth

    Antonyms:
    lift, get up, bring up, elevate, raise

  2. lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down(verb)

    move something or somebody to a lower position

    "take down the vase from the shelf"

    Synonyms:
    commence, land, swallow, write down, bring down, get off, tear down, get, raze, impose, trim down, disgrace, demoralise, take down, dismount, get down, dismantle, cut, demoralize, demean, trim back, trim, overthrow, turn down, pull down, cut down, disappoint, glower, reduce, degrade, set about, lour, subvert, overturn, visit, level, frown, start, put down, begin, inflict, let down, cast down, start out, dispirit, depress, cut back, deject, dismay, light, set down, rase, unhorse, note, set out

    Antonyms:
    get up, lift, bring up, raise, elevate

  3. lower, lour(verb)

    set lower

    "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"

    Synonyms:
    depress, bring down, lour, frown, glower, let down, turn down, get down, take down

    Antonyms:
    elevate, lift, bring up, raise, get up

  4. turn down, lower, lour(verb)

    make lower or quieter

    "turn down the volume of a radio"

    Synonyms:
    glower, depress, freeze off, reject, get down, scorn, take down, frown, decline, lour, spurn, bring down, pooh-pooh, let down, disdain, pass up, turn away, refuse, turn down

    Antonyms:
    elevate, raise, bring up, get up, lift

  5. lower, depress(verb)

    cause to drop or sink

    "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"

    Synonyms:
    glower, depress, bring down, dismay, let down, take down, frown, dispirit, lour, deject, demoralise, get down, press down, demoralize, cast down, turn down

    Antonyms:
    get up, lift, bring up, elevate, raise

  6. frown, glower, lour, lower(verb)

    look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

    Synonyms:
    glare, let down, bring down, lour, frown, glower, depress, turn down, get down, take down

    Antonyms:
    raise, elevate, lift, get up, bring up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lower

    Abase refers only to outward conditions. "Exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high." Ezek. xxi, 26. Debase applies to quality or character. The coinage is debased by excess of alloy, the man by vice. Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart; humiliate to outward conditions; even when one is said to humble himself, he either has or affects to have humility of heart. To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others, but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb; he disgraced himself by his conduct; he brought disgrace upon his family. To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given. To discredit one is to injure his reputation, as for veracity or solvency. A sense of unworthiness humbles; a shameful insult humiliates; imprisonment for crime disgraces. Degrade may refer to either station or character. An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks, disgraced by cowardice; vile practises degrade; drunkenness is a degrading vice. Misfortune or injustice may abase the good; nothing but their own ill-doing can debase or disgrace them.

    Synonyms:
    abase, bring low, cast down, debase, degrade, depress, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, humble, humiliate, reduce, sink

    Antonyms:
    advance, aggrandize, dignify, elevate, exalt, honor, promote, raise, uplift

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lower(v)

    Synonyms:
    depress, decrease, reduce, bate, abate, drop, humiliate, sink, debase, humble, diminish

    Antonyms:
    hoist, raise, heighten, exalt, increase, aggrandize, elevate

  2. lower(a)

    Synonyms:
    inferior

    Antonyms:
    higher, superior

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lower(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    depress, detrude, drop, sink, let down, bring down, take down

  2. lower(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    degrade, debase, disgrace, humble, humiliate

  3. lower(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, diminish, reduce, decrease

  4. lower(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow dark, be clouded, appear gloomy, appear stormy

  5. lower(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    frown, glower, look sullen, look black

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lower(a)

    Synonyms:
    nether, under

  2. lower(v)

    Synonyms:
    drop, depress, reduce, decrease, diminish, fall, humble, humiliate, degrade, abash, detrude, dishonor, frown, scowl, glower, look sullen

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How to use lower in a sentence?

  1. Mark Vitner:

    We continue to believe that the housing market will be one of the bright spots for the domestic economy in 2016 ... reflecting stronger job growth, increased household formations and the current paucity of supply, particularly in the new home market, expectations that interest rates are likely to remain lower for longer should also support demand.

  2. Amir Ullah Khan:

    The government seems to have realised that cutting social sector funds is actually resulting in lower health outcomes, this was the need of the hour.

  3. Amesh Adalja:

    It tells us this virus is much more widespread than we thought, the hospitalization rate may be much lower because the denominator( of people infected) is so much bigger.

  4. England Prime Minister David Cameron:

    There will be other problems ahead – but I want to be clear: we will deal with them from a position of strength, with a growing economy, a greatly reduced deficit, lower inflation and more jobs and businesses than ever before in our country, above all though, we must recognize we are in a new reality now, we must accept it and we must make it work.

  5. Edwin Griffioen:

    Because the air pressure is so much lower in an aeroplane than at sea level, a traditional beer tap will not work as it will only dispense a huge amount of foam, we do have dispensers that work on air pressure, but these were too big to fit in a plane.

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Translations for lower

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  • أنزلArabic
  • abaixar, baixar, disminuir, reduirCatalan, Valencian
  • spustit, snížitCzech
  • herunterlassenGerman
  • bajarSpanish
  • laskea, madaltaa, alentua, alentaaFinnish
  • baisser, s'abaisser, réduire, diminuer, abaisser, amenerFrench
  • sìolaidhScottish Gaelic
  • basigarIdo
  • abbassareItalian
  • 下げる, 下ろすJapanese
  • شۆڕ کردنKurdish
  • subsum, discedoLatin
  • whakahaka, whakamahuru, whakahekeMāori
  • abaixar, baixar, rebaixar, diminuir, reduzir, baratear, descerPortuguese
  • опускать, снижать, унижаться, унизиться, понизить, унижать, снизить, понизиться, понижать, снижаться, снизиться, спустить, опустить, унизить, понижаться, спускатьRussian
  • uniziti, poniziti se, sniziti, spustiti, poniziti, uniziti se, smanjitiSerbo-Croatian
  • abaxhî, rabaxhî, dischinde, baxhîWalloon

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