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1 low /ˈloʊ/ adjective
lower; lowest
1 low
/ˈloʊ/
adjective
lower; lowest
Learner's definition of LOW
: not rising or extending upward a great distance opposite high
: extending or reaching upward less than other things of the same kind opposite high
: not located far above the ground or another surface
opposite high
always used before a noun : not rising above surrounding land
opposite high
: cut far down at the neck
: less than usual in amount, number, or degree
opposite high
: near or at the bottom of a range
opposite high
: not having enough or the amount needed
: having less than the usual or average amount of something often used in combination
opposite high; see also low in (below)
: not favorable
opposite high
: sad or unhappy
: not good : below a certain quality or standard
opposite high
: morally bad
opposite high
: below others in power, importance, etc.
opposite high
: not loud : soft
: near the bottom of a range of sounds
: occurring near the bottom of the musical scale opposite high
: not bright
: not very hot
: having qualities that do not appeal to intelligent people opposite high
of a river, stream, etc. : having less water than usual opposite high

low in

: containing a small amount of (something)

— lowness

noun [noncount]
2 low /ˈloʊ/ adverb
lower; lowest
2 low
/ˈloʊ/
adverb
lower; lowest
Learner's definition of LOW
: at or to a low place or level
: in or to a low or poor condition
: at a low rate
: with a quiet voice : not loudly

high and low

see 2high

lie low

see 1lie
3 low /ˈloʊ/ noun
plural lows
3 low
/ˈloʊ/
noun
plural lows
Learner's definition of LOW
[count] : a low point or level
[noncount] US : a gear that is used for slow speeds in a vehicle
called also (US) low gear
[count] weather : an area of low atmospheric pressure
4 low /ˈloʊ/ verb
lows; lowed; lowing
4 low
/ˈloʊ/
verb
lows; lowed; lowing
Learner's definition of LOW
[no object] literary
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