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  Words related to lower

Related / Similar Words: lower berth, frown, glower, lour, turn down, depress, take down, let down, get down, bring down, chthonian, chthonic, nether, junior-grade, inferior, lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern, subordinate, less

 

Definition:
  • the lower of two berths;
  • look angry or sullen, wrinkle one''s forehead, as if to signal disapproval;
  • make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio";
  • set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations";
  • cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir";
  • move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf";
  • of the underworld; "nether regions";
  • inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary";
  • (usually preceded by `no'') lower in esteem; "no less a person than the king himself";
  • the bottom one of two; "he chose the lower number";

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    Hyponyms: scowl, derate, subordinate, subdue, reef, depress, dip, incline

     

    Derivational Morphology: depress, take down, let down, get down, bring down, glare, glower, frown, scowl, lowering, depressor, depressor muscle, lower berth, letting down

     

    Anagrams: rowel

     

     
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