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See definition of lower on Dictionary.com
  • adj.under, inferior
  • verblet down; fall
  • verbreduce, minimize
  • verbbelittle, disgrace

synonyms for lower

  • curtailed
  • decreased
  • diminished
  • junior
  • lessened
  • low
  • minor
  • reduced
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • bush-league
  • lesser
  • lower rung
  • nether
  • pared down
  • second-class
  • second-fiddle
  • second-string
  • smaller
  • subjacent
  • under
See also synonyms for: lowered / lowering
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antonyms for lower

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  • elevated
  • important
  • increased
  • major
  • superior
  • higher
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How to use lower in a sentence

A lower court had put the execution on hold, and Alabama asked the Supreme Court to step in.
SUPREME COURT SAYS ALABAMA CANNOT EXECUTE INMATE WITHOUT HIS PASTOR PRESENTROBERT BARNESFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Balance ball chairs are great for lower back pain and improving postureBalance ball chairs are a great option for those looking to get a health boost throughout the workday.
BEST DESK CHAIR FOR ANY HOME OFFICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The gas pumps that allow you to raise and lower your chair are fairly complex instruments, but the best desk chairs will have a smooth operation for a longer time.
BEST DESK CHAIR FOR ANY HOME OFFICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Using a lower broiler setting will still give dishes a lovely crust, but it will happen slower, and you won’t have to hover quite so anxiously by the stove.
DON’T FEAR THE BROILERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 11, 2021EATER
Versatile heat settings also let you keep your overall thermostat lower, which is better for saving money, better for the earth, and often better for your sinuses.
BEST HEATED THROW BLANKET: BUNDLE UP WITH THESE ELECTRIC BLANKETSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
One final difference in pediatric studies is the potential for lower doses.
FAUCI: VACCINES FOR KIDS AS YOUNG AS FIRST GRADERS COULD BE AUTHORIZED BY SEPTEMBERBY CAROLINE CHENFEBRUARY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
Metro is also paying for an expensive platform reconstruction project the transit agency accelerated last year because of lower ridership during the pandemic.
METRO SEEKS BOND SALES TO RAISE $360 MILLION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTSJUSTIN GEORGEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Burly but nimble, which lowers the chances of spearing a toe with a shovel tip, these can be hosed off and thrown in the garage when you’re done.
OUTDOORSY GEAR GUY–APPROVED VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTSJOE JACKSONFEBRUARY 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even the slightest deviation can lower your chances of appearing in the Google 3-Pack.
A SMALL BUSINESS’ STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DOMINATING LOCAL SEARCH IN 2021JOSEPH DYSONFEBRUARY 10, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Last March, the streamer lowered its annual subscription price by 40% to attract people who were holed up at home.
FUTURE OF TV BRIEFING: STREAMING SERVICES COUNT ON CONTENT TO KEEP SUBSCRIBERS ACQUIRED IN 2020TIM PETERSONFEBRUARY 10, 2021DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO LOWER

  • belittle
  • debase
  • degrade
  • demean
  • diminish
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • humble
  • humiliate
  • lower
  • mortify
  • reduce
  • shame
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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