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low



I - noun
1. a low level or position or degree
- the stock market fell to a new low
Ant:
high
Hypernyms:
degree, grade, level
2. the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle;
used to start a car moving
Syn:
first gear, first, low gear
Hypernyms:
gear, gear mechanism
Part Holonyms:
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
3. an air mass of lower pressure;
often brings precipitation
- a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
Syn:
depression
Hypernyms:
air mass
Part Holonyms:
cyclone

II - verb
make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
Syn:
moo
Derivationally related forms:
moo (for: moo)
Hypernyms:
utter, emit, let out, let loose
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s

III - adjective
1. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount (Freq. 55)
- low prices
- the reservoir is low
Ant:
high
Similar to:
debased, devalued, degraded, depressed, down,
low-level, reduced, rock-bottom
See Also:
inferior
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
Attrubites:
degree, grade, level
2. literal meanings;
being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension (Freq. 23)
- low ceilings
- low clouds
- low hills
- the sun is low
- low furniture
- a low bow
Ant:
high
Similar to:
deep, low-growing, flat-growing, ground-hugging, low-level,
low-altitude, low-lying, lowset, low-set, nether, under,
squat, underslung
See Also:
down, inferior, short, little
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
Attrubites:
height, tallness
3. very low in volume (Freq. 11)
- a low murmur
- the low-toned murmur of the surf
Syn:
low-toned
Similar to:
soft
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
4. unrefined in character (Freq. 6)
- low comedy
Similar to:
unrefined
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
5. used of sounds and voices;
low in pitch or frequency (Freq. 4)
Syn:
low-pitched
Ant:
high
Similar to:
alto, contralto, baritone, bass, deep,
contrabass, double-bass, throaty
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
Attrubites:
pitch
6. of the most contemptible kind (Freq. 3)
- abject cowardice
- a low stunt to pull
- a low-down sneak
- his miserable treatment of his family
- You miserable skunk!
- a scummy rabble
- a scurvy trick
Syn:
abject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy
Similar to:
contemptible
7. subdued or brought low in condition or status
- brought low
- a broken man
- his broken spirit
Syn:
broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated
Similar to:
humble
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
8. no longer sufficient
- supplies are low
- our funds are depleted
Syn:
depleted
Similar to:
insufficient, deficient
Derivationally related forms:
lowness
9. filled with melancholy and despondency
- gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
- gloomy predictions
- a gloomy silence
- took a grim view of the economy
- the darkening mood
- lonely and blue in a strange city
- depressed by the loss of his job
- a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
- downcast after his defeat
- feeling discouraged and downhearted
Syn:
gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited,
down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low-spirited
Similar to:
dejected
Derivationally related forms:
lowness, downheartedness (for: downhearted), dispiritedness (for: dispirited), gloominess (for: gloomy), low-spiritedness (for: low-spirited)
10. low or inferior in station or quality
- a humble cottage
- a lowly parish priest
- a modest man of the people
- small beginnings
Syn:
humble, lowly, modest, small
Similar to:
inferior
Derivationally related forms:
lowness, humbleness (for: humble)

IV - adverb
in a low position;
near the ground (Freq. 3)
- the branches hung low

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