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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From _low_ + _-er_ (“comparative”) PRONUNCIATION * (UK) IPA(key): /ˈləʊə/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈloʊɚ/ * Rhymes: -əʊə(r) ADJECTIVE LOWER * comparative form of _low_: more low * bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object * (geology, of strata or geological time periods) older ANTONYMS * (more low): higher * (bottom): upper * (older): upper ADVERB LOWER * comparative form of _low_: more low VERB LOWER (_third-person singular simple present_ LOWERS, _present participle_ LOWERING, _simple past and past participle_ LOWERED) * (transitive) To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down _LOWER a bucket into a well_ _to LOWER a sail of a boat_ * (transitive) to pull down _to LOWER a flag_ _LOWERED softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave._ Alfred Tennyson. * (transitive) To reduce the height of _LOWER a fence or wall_ _LOWER a chimney or turret_ * (transitive) To depress as to direction _LOWER the aim of a gun_ * (transitive) To make less elevated _to LOWER one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes_ * (transitive) To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of _LOWER the temperature_ _LOWER one's vitality_ _LOWER distilled liquors_ * (transitive) To bring down; to humble _LOWER one's pride_ * (reflexive) (LOWER ONESELF) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity. _I could never LOWER MYSELF enough to buy second-hand clothes._ * (transitive) To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc. _LOWER the price of goods_ _LOWER the interest rate_ * (intransitive) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease _The river LOWERED as rapidly as it rose._ * (intransitive) To decrease in value, amount, etc. SYNONYMS * (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail): bring down * (reduce the height of, as a fence or chimney): shorten * (depress as to direction, as a gun): * (make less elevated as to object, as ambitions or hopes): reduce * (reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of, as temperature): reduce, turn down * (transitive: to humble): * (reflexive: to humble oneself): be humble * (reduce (something) in value, amount, etc): cut, reduce * (intransitive: grow less): die off, drop, fall, fall off, shrink * (intransitive: decrease in value): become/get smaller, become/get lower, lessen, reduce TRANSLATIONS

From low + -er (comparative)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈləʊə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈloʊɚ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊə(r)

Adjective

lower

  1. comparative form of low: more low
  2. bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object
  3. (geology, of strata or geological time periods) older
Antonyms

Adverb

lower

  1. comparative form of low: more low

Verb

lower (third-person singular simple present lowers, present participle lowering, simple past and past participle lowered)

  1. (transitive) To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down
    lower a bucket into a well
    to lower a sail of a boat
  2. (transitive) to pull down
    to lower a flag
    Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. Alfred Tennyson.
  3. (transitive) To reduce the height of
    lower a fence or wall
    lower a chimney or turret
  4. (transitive) To depress as to direction
    lower the aim of a gun
  5. (transitive) To make less elevated
    to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes
  6. (transitive) To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
    lower the temperature
    lower one's vitality
    lower distilled liquors
  7. (transitive) To bring down; to humble
    lower one's pride
  8. (reflexive) (lower oneself) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
    I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
  9. (transitive) To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.
    lower the price of goods
    lower the interest rate
  10. (intransitive) To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease
    The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
  11. (intransitive) To decrease in value, amount, etc.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

PRONUNCIATION * (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlaʊə/, /ˈlaʊ.ə/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈlaʊɚ/, /ˈlaʊ.ɚ/ VERB LOWER (_third-person singular simple present_ LOWERS, _present participle_ LOWERING, _simple past and past participle_ LOWERED) * Alternative spelling of _lour_. RELATED TERMS * glower * loweringly

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlaʊə/, /ˈlaʊ.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlaʊɚ/, /ˈlaʊ.ɚ/

Verb

lower (third-person singular simple present lowers, present participle lowering, simple past and past participle lowered)

  1. Alternative spelling of lour.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* owler * rowel


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