HyperDic: low

English > 16 senses of the word low / Low:
ADJECTIVEalllowless than normal in degree or intensity or amount
alllowliteral meanings
alllow, low-tonedvery low in volume
alllowunrefined in character
alllow, low-pitchedused of sounds and voices
alllow, abject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvyof the most contemptible kind
alllow, humble, lowly, modest, smalllow or inferior in station or quality
alllow, depletedno longer sufficient
alllow, broken, crushed, humbled, humiliatedsubdued or brought low in condition or status
alllow, gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low-spiritedfilled with melancholy and despondency
ADVERBalllowin a low position
NOUNstatelow, depressionan air mass of lower pressure
person Low, David Low, Sir David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil LowBritish political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
attributelowa low level or position or degree
artifactlow, first gear, first, low gearthe lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle
VERBcommunicationlow, moomake a low noise, characteristic of bovines
low / Low > pronunciation
Soundslow'
Rhymesafterglow ... yellow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 1
Meaningless than normal in degree or intensity or amount.
Examples
  • "low prices"
  • "the reservoir is low"
Attribute ofdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Narrowerdebased, devalued, degradedLowered in value
depressed, downLower than previously
low-levelnot intense
reduced, rock-bottomWell below normal (especially in price)
See alsoinferiorOf or characteristic of low rank or importance
OppositehighGreater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
Spanishbajo
Catalanbaix
Nounslownessa low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLiteral meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension.
Examples
  • "low ceilings"
  • "low clouds"
  • "low hills"
  • "the sun is low"
  • "low furniture"
  • "a low bow"
Attribute ofheight, tallnessThe vertical dimension of extension
NarrowerdeepWith head or back bent low
low-growing, flat-growing, ground-huggingOf plants that grow relatively low to the ground
low-level, low-altitudeOccurring at a relatively low altitude
low-lyingHaving a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level
lowset, low-setLower than average
nether, underLocated below or beneath something else
squat, underslungHaving a low center of gravity
See alsodownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
inferiorOf or characteristic of low rank or importance
short, littleLow in stature
Oppositehigh(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
Spanishbajo
Catalanbaix
Nounslownessthe quality of being low
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery low in volume.
Examples
  • "a low murmur"
  • "the low-toned murmur of the surf"
Synonymlow-toned
Broadersoft(of sound) relatively low in volume
Spanishbajo
Catalanbaix
Nounslownessa low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 4
Meaningunrefined in character.
Example"low comedy"
Broaderunrefined(used of persons and their behavior) not refined
Spanishbajo
Nounslownessa position of inferior status
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 5
MeaningUsed of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.
Synonymlow-pitched
Attribute ofpitchThe property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
Narroweralto, contraltoOf or being the lowest female voice
baritoneLower in range than tenor and higher than bass
bass, deepHaving or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
contrabass, double-basspitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range
throatysounding as if pronounced low in the throat
Oppositehigh, high-pitchedUsed of sounds and voices
Spanishbajo, grave
Catalanbaix, greu
Nounslownessa low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf the most contemptible kind.
Examples
  • "a low stunt to pull"
  • "a low-down sneak"
Synonymsabject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy
BroadercontemptibleDeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn
Spanishabyecto, bajo, despreciable, miserable, vil
Catalanabjecte, baix, despreciable, miserable, vil
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 7
MeaningLow or inferior in station or quality.
Example "a lowly parish priest"
Synonymshumble, lowly, modest, small
BroaderinferiorOf or characteristic of low rank or importance
Spanishhumilde, modesto, pequeño, sencillo
Catalanhumil, modest, petit, senzill
Nounslownessa position of inferior status
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 8
Meaningno longer sufficient.
Example"supplies are low"
Synonymdepleted
Broaderinsufficient, deficientOf a quantity not able to fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement
Spanishagotado
Catalanesgotat, exhaurit
Nounslownessa low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 9
Meaningsubdued or brought low in condition or status.
Example"brought low"
Synonymsbroken, crushed, humbled, humiliated
Broaderhumblemarked by meekness or modesty
Spanishbajo, humillado
Catalanbaix, humiliat
Nounslownessa feeling of low spirits
English > low: 16 senses > adjective 10
MeaningFilled with melancholy and despondency.
Synonymsgloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low-spirited
Broaderdejectedaffected or marked by low spirits
Spanishbajo, decaído, deprimida, deprimido, desalentado, desanimado
Catalanabatut, aclaparat, alacaigut, capbaix, capmoix, deprimit, desanimat, descoratjat, pansit
Nounslownessa feeling of low spirits
English > low: 16 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation.
Example"a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
Synonymdepression
Part ofcyclone(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center
Broaderair massA large body of air with uniform / uniform characteristics / characteristics horizontally
Spanishbajas presiones, depresión
Catalanbaixes pressions, depressió
English > Low: 16 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningBritish political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963).
SynonymsDavid Low, Sir David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low
Instance ofcartoonistA person who draws cartoons
SpanishDavid Low
English > low: 16 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA low level or position or degree.
Example"the stock market fell to a new low"
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
OppositehighA lofty level or position or degree
English > low: 16 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving.
Synonymsfirst gear, first, low gear
Part ofcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Broadergear, gear mechanismA mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
Spanishprimera
Catalanprimera
English > low: 16 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a low position; near the ground.
Example"the branches hung low"
Catalanbaix
English > low: 16 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a low noise, characteristic of bovines.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymmoo
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishmugir
Catalanbramular, braolar, bruelar, mugir

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