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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In a position or condition considered inferior to other values or ranks.

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Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: In a position or condition considered inferior to other values or ranks. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To look threatening or annoyed.

Usage examples (42)
  • While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.
  • lower a rating
  • Verb (used with object) : to lower a flag. ,to lower the water in a canal. ,Please lower your voice. ,His bad actions lowered...
  • Verb (used without object) : The brook lowers in early summer. Stock prices rise and lower constantly. ,the sun lowering in the west for more
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