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There are 14 meanings of the word Lower.

How to pronounce lower:

Def 1 US
Def 2 UK

Lower - as an adjective

The bottom one of two

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Lower - as a noun

The lower of two berths

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
lower berth

Lower - as a verb

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
grimace12make a facepull a face
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Move something or somebody to a lower position

Example: "Take down the vase from the shelf"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bring downget downlet downtake down
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Set lower

Example: "Lower a rating"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Make lower or quieter

Example: "Turn down the volume of a radio"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
lour4turn down

Cause to drop or sink

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Lower - as an adverb

Close to the ground.

Of a pitch, at a lower frequency.

With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently.

Example: "To speak low"

Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply.

Example: "He sold his wheat low."

In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.

In a time approaching our own.

In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution.

Example: "The moon runs low, i.e. comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian."

Example Sentences

"Please lower the volume of the music."
"She lowered her gaze in embarrassment."
"The price of the product was lowered for the sale."
"He lowered himself onto the chair."
"The police officer lowered the speed limit to improve safety."
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Word Game Points

Is LOWER a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, lower is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LOWER has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is LOWER a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, lower is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LOWER has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is LOWER a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, lower is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LOWER has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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