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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ləʊ/ * (US) IPA(key): /loʊ/ * Homophones: lo, Lowe * Rhymes: -əʊ (Etymologies 1 & 2 only)(Can we VERIFY(+) this pronunciation?)

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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _lowe_, _lohe_, _lāh_, from Old Norse _lágr_ (“low”), from Proto-Germanic _*lēgaz_ (“lying, flat, situated near the ground, low”), from Proto-Indo-European _*legʰ-_ (“to lie”). Cognate with Scots _laich_ (“low”), Low German _leg_ (“low, feeble, bad”), Danish _lav_ (“low”), Icelandic _lágur_ (“low”), West Frisian _leech_ (“low”), North Frisian _leeg_, _liig_ (“low”), Dutch _laag_ (“low”), German _läge_ (“lying, low”). More at lie. ADJECTIVE LOW (_comparative_ LOWER, _superlative_ LOWEST) * In a position comparatively close to the ground. * Small in height. * Situated below the normal level, or the mean elevation. * Depressed, sad. _LOW spirits_ _I felt LOW at Christmas with no family to celebrate with._ * Not high in amount or quantity. _Food prices are LOWER in a supermarket than in a luxury department store._ * Of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency. _Generally, European men have LOWER voices than their Indian counterparts._ * Quiet; soft; not loud. _They spoke in low voices so I would not hear what they were saying._ * Despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar. _Now that was LOW even for you!_ _a person of LOW mind_ _a LOW trick or stratagem_ * Lacking health or vitality; feeble; weak. _a LOW pulse_ _made LOW by sickness_ * Being near the equator. _the LOW northern latitudes_ * Humble in character or status. * Milton Why but to keep ye LOW and ignorant? * Felton In comparison of these divine writers, the noblest wits of the heathen world are LOW and dull. * Simple in complexity or development. * Designed for the slowest speed, as in _LOW gear_. * Articulated with a wide space between the flat tongue and the palette. * (phonetics) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate. * (archaic) Not rich, highly seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple. _a LOW diet_ SYNONYMS * (in a position comparatively close to the ground): nether, underslung * (small in height): short, small * (depressed): blue, depressed, down, miserable, sad, unhappy, gloomy * (in an amount nearest to zero, such as low prices): reduced, devalued, low-level * (of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency): low-pitched, deep, flat * (of a loudness, suggesting a lower amplitude): low-toned, soft * (despicable thing to do): immoral, abject, scummy, scurvy ANTONYMS * (in a position comparatively close to the ground): high DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS NOUN LOW (_plural_ LOWS) * Something that is low; a low point. _You have achieved a new LOW in behavior, Frank._ _Economic growth has hit a new LOW._ * A depressed mood or situation. _He is in a LOW right now_ * (meteorology) An area of low pressure; a depression. * The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle. _Shift out of LOW before the car gets to eight miles per hour._ * (card games) The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn. * (slang) (usually accompanied by "the") a cheap, cost-efficient, or advantageous payment or expense. _He got the brand new Yankees jersey for the LOW._ TRANSLATIONS ADVERB LOW (_comparative_ LOWER, _superlative_ LOWEST) * Close to the ground. * Of a pitch, at a lower frequency. * Shakespeare Can sing both high and LOW. * With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently. _to speak LOW_ * Tennyson The […] odorous wind / Breathes LOW between the sunset and the moon. * Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply. _He sold his wheat LOW._ * In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly. * In a time approaching our own. * John Locke In that part of

From Middle English lowe, lohe, lāh, from Old Norse lágr (low), from Proto-Germanic *lēgaz (lying, flat, situated near the ground, low), from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ- (to lie). Cognate with Scots laich (low), Low German leg (low, feeble, bad), Danish lav (low), Icelandic lágur (low), West Frisian leech (low), North Frisian leeg, liig (low), Dutch laag (low), German läge (lying, low). More at lie.

Adjective

low (comparative lower, superlative lowest)

  1. In a position comparatively close to the ground.
  2. Small in height.
  3. Situated below the normal level, or the mean elevation.
  4. Depressed, sad.
    low spirits
    I felt low at Christmas with no family to celebrate with.
  5. Not high in amount or quantity.
    Food prices are lower in a supermarket than in a luxury department store.
  6. Of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency.
    Generally, European men have lower voices than their Indian counterparts.
  7. Quiet; soft; not loud.
    They spoke in low voices so I would not hear what they were saying.
  8. Despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar.
    Now that was low even for you!
    a person of low mind
    a low trick or stratagem
  9. Lacking health or vitality; feeble; weak.
    a low pulse
    made low by sickness
  10. Being near the equator.
    the low northern latitudes
  11. Humble in character or status.
  12. Simple in complexity or development.
  13. Designed for the slowest speed, as in low gear.
  14. Articulated with a wide space between the flat tongue and the palette.
  15. (phonetics) Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate.
  16. (archaic) Not rich, highly seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple.
    a low diet
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Noun

low (plural lows)

  1. Something that is low; a low point.
    You have achieved a new low in behavior, Frank.
    Economic growth has hit a new low.
  2. A depressed mood or situation.
    He is in a low right now
  3. (meteorology) An area of low pressure; a depression.
  4. The lowest-speed gearing of a power-transmission system, especially of an automotive vehicle.
    Shift out of low before the car gets to eight miles per hour.
  5. (card games) The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
  6. (slang) (usually accompanied by "the") a cheap, cost-efficient, or advantageous payment or expense.
    He got the brand new Yankees jersey for the low.
Translations

Adverb

low (comparative lower, superlative lowest)

  1. Close to the ground.
  2. Of a pitch, at a lower frequency.
  3. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently.
    to speak low
  4. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply.
    He sold his wheat low.
  5. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
  6. In a time approaching our own.

English - Etymology 2

From Middle English, from Old English _hlōg_, preterite of _hliehhan_ (“to laugh”). More at laugh. VERB LOW * obsolete simple past tense of _laugh_.

From Middle English, from Old English hlōg, preterite of hliehhan (to laugh). More at laugh.

Verb

low

  1. obsolete simple past tense of laugh.

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English - Etymology 3

From Middle English _lowen_ (“to low”), from Old English _hlōwan_ (“to low, bellow, roar”), from Proto-Germanic _*hlōaną_ (“to call, shout”), from Proto-Indo-European _*(s)kale-_, _*klā-_, _*klē-_ (“to shout, call”). Cognate with Dutch _loeien_ (“to low”), Middle High German _lüejen_ (“to roar”), Swedish dialectal _lumma_ (“to roar”), Latin _calō_ (“I call”), Ancient Greek _καλέω_ (kaléō), Latin _clāmō_ (“I shout, claim”). More at claim. VERB LOW (_third-person singular simple present_ LOWS, _present participle_ LOWING, _simple past and past participle_ LOWED) * (intransitive) To moo. _The cattle were LOWING._ * Gray The LOWING herd wind slowly o'er the lea. TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English lowen (to low), from Old English hlōwan (to low, bellow, roar), from Proto-Germanic *hlōaną (to call, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kale-, *klā-, *klē- (to shout, call). Cognate with Dutch loeien (to low), Middle High German lüejen (to roar), Swedish dialectal lumma (to roar), Latin calō (I call), Ancient Greek καλέω (kaléō), Latin clāmō (I shout, claim). More at claim.

Verb

low (third-person singular simple present lows, present participle lowing, simple past and past participle lowed)

  1. (intransitive) To moo.
    The cattle were lowing.
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English - Etymology 4

From Middle English _lowe_, _loghe_, from Old Norse _logi_ (“fire, flame, sword”), from Proto-Germanic _*lugô_ (“flame, blaze”), from Proto-Indo-European _*leuk-_ (“light”). Cognate with Icelandic _logi_ (“flame”), Swedish _låga_ (“flame”), Danish _lue_ (“flame”), German _Lohe_ (“blaze, flames”), North Frisian _leag_ (“fire, flame”), Old English _līeġ_ (“fire, flame, lightning”). More at leye, light. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * lowe PRONUNCIATION * enPR: lou, IPA(key): /laʊ/ * Rhymes: -aʊ NOUN LOW (_plural_ LOWS) * (countable, UK, Scotland, dialect) A flame; fire; blaze. TRANSLATIONS VERB LOW (_third-person singular simple present_ LOWS, _present participle_ LOWING, _simple past and past participle_ LOWED) * (UK, Scotland, dialect) To burn; to blaze. (Can we find and add a quotation of Burns to this entry?)

From Middle English lowe, loghe, from Old Norse logi (fire, flame, sword), from Proto-Germanic *lugô (flame, blaze), from Proto-Indo-European *leuk- (light). Cognate with Icelandic logi (flame), Swedish låga (flame), Danish lue (flame), German Lohe (blaze, flames), North Frisian leag (fire, flame), Old English līeġ (fire, flame, lightning). More at leye, light.

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Pronunciation

  • enPR: lou, IPA(key): /laʊ/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

Noun

low (plural lows)

  1. (countable, UK, Scotland, dialect) A flame; fire; blaze.
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Verb

low (third-person singular simple present lows, present participle lowing, simple past and past participle lowed)

  1. (UK, Scotland, dialect) To burn; to blaze.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burns to this entry?)

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English - Etymology 5

From Old English _hlāw_, _hlǣw_ (“burial mound”). Obsolete by the 19th century, survives in toponymy as -low. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * lawe NOUN LOW (_plural_ LOWS) * (archaic or obsolete) Barrow, mound, tumulus. _A barrow or Low, such as were usually cast up over the bodies of eminent Captains._ (Robert Plot, _The natural history of Staffordshire_, 1686; cited after OED). * (Scottish dialectal, archaic) A hill. _And some they brought the brown lint-seed, and flung it down from the Low._ (Mary Howitt, _Ballads and other poems_ 1847) STATISTICS

From Old English hlāw, hlǣw (burial mound). Obsolete by the 19th century, survives in toponymy as -low.

Alternative forms

Noun

low (plural lows)

  1. (archaic or obsolete) Barrow, mound, tumulus.
    A barrow or Low, such as were usually cast up over the bodies of eminent Captains. (Robert Plot, The natural history of Staffordshire, 1686; cited after OED).
  2. (Scottish dialectal, archaic) A hill.
    And some they brought the brown lint-seed, and flung it down from the Low. (Mary Howitt, Ballads and other poems 1847)

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English - Anagrams

* owl

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Manx - Etymology

Borrowing from English _allow_.

Borrowing from English allow.

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Manx - Verb

LOW (_verbal noun_ LOWAL, _past participle_ LOWIT) * to allow, permit * to justify ANTONYMS * (allow, permit): meelow, neulow

low (verbal noun lowal, past participle lowit)

  1. to allow, permit
  2. to justify

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