• Lowered Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Lower
  2. (imp. & p. p.) of Lower

• Lower Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) To depress as to direction; as, to lower the aim of a gun; to make less elevated as to object; as, to lower ones ambition, aspirations, or hopes.
  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.
  3. (a.) To reduce in value, amount, etc. ; as, to lower the price of goods, the rate of interest, etc.
  4. (a.) To bring down; to humble; as, to lower ones pride.
  5. (a.) To reduce the height of; as, to lower a fence or wall; to lower a chimney or turret.
  6. (a.) To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of; as, to lower the temperature of anything; to lower ones vitality; to lower distilled liquors.
  7. (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.
  8. (v. i.) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease; as, the river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
  9. (a.) Compar. of Low, a.
  10. (v. i.) To frown; to look sullen.
  11. (n.) A frowning; sullenness.
  12. (n.) Cloudiness; gloominess.

Chthonian, Chthonic, Depress, Frown, Glower, Inferior, Less, Lour, Lowly, Nether, Petty, Secondary, Subaltern, Subordinate,