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1 lower /ˈlowɚ/ adjective
1 lower
/ˈlowɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of LOWER
always used before a noun
: located below another or others of the same kind
: located toward the bottom part of something
: not high above the ground
: located toward the south
: below another or others in position, rank, or order
: less advanced or developed
2 lower /ˈlowɚ/ verb
lowers; lowered; lowering
2 lower
/ˈlowɚ/
verb
lowers; lowered; lowering
Learner's definition of LOWER
[+ object] : to make (something or someone) lower: such as
: to cause (someone or something) to move to a lower position
: to reduce the loudness of (something)
: to reduce the value or amount of (something)
[no object] : to become lower : decrease

lower the bar

see 1bar

lower yourself

: to do something that causes people to have less respect for you : to degrade yourself
compare 3lower

— lowering

noun, plural lowerings [count, noncount]
3 lower /ˈlawɚ/ verb
lowers; lowered; lowering
3 lower
/ˈlawɚ/
verb
lowers; lowered; lowering
Learner's definition of LOWER
[no object] literary, of the sky or clouds
: to become dark and threatening
compare 2lower
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