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Synonyms for lowering
ˈlaʊ ər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊər ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lowering(noun)

    the act of causing to become less

    Synonyms:
    letting down

    Antonyms:
    clear

  2. lowering, letting down(adj)

    the act of causing something to move to a lower level

    Synonyms:
    letting down

    Antonyms:
    clear

  3. heavy, lowering, sullen, threatening(adj)

    darkened by clouds

    "a heavy sky"

    Synonyms:
    ominous, laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, forbidding, with child(p), sound, dark, wakeless, dense, grueling, dour, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), baleful, clayey, enceinte, minatory, menacing, grievous, glowering, fleshy, sour, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, saturnine, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, moody, morose, punishing, glum, gravid, big(p), minacious, leaden, sinister

    Antonyms:
    clear

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lowering

    Synonyms:
    dark, threatening, gloomy, murky, lurid, overcast

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lowering(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, clouded, overcast, lurid, murky

  2. lowering(n.)

    Synonyms:
    depression, diminution, reduction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lowering(a)

    Synonyms:
    threatening, dark, sullen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reducing, reduction, reduce, decrease, decreasing, decline, diminishing, declining, cutting, lower

How to pronounce lowering?

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How to say lowering in sign language?

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How to use lowering in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Turley:

    I am concerned about lowering impeachment standards to fit a paucity of evidence and an abundance of anger. I believe this impeachment not only fails to satisfy the standard of past impeachments but would create a dangerous precedent for future impeachments.

  2. Alex Castelli:

    Ultimately, the success of Lyft's and Uber IPO's offerings will be judged based on post-IPO performance and how these companies can sustain their growth, while moving toward profitability and lowering their cash burn.

  3. Doug Hirsch:

    Anytime anyone takes a step toward price transparency and lowering the costs of drugs [ it ] is a good thing, i still think it will be too expensive for most Americans.

  4. Andrew Scheer:

    The fact is we can actually create more jobs in Canada through technological growth while at the same time lowering global emissions.

  5. Tom Cole:

    I think he is lowering expectations for all concerns.


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