lower berth, lower(verb)
the lower of two berths
lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down(verb)
move something or somebody to a lower position
"take down the vase from the shelf"
commence, land, swallow, write down, bring down, get off, tear down, get, raze, impose, trim down, disgrace, lower, demoralise, take down, dismount, get down, dismantle, cut, demoralize, demean, trim back, trim, overthrow, turn down, pull down, cut down, disappoint, glower, reduce, degrade, set about, lour, subvert, overturn, visit, level, frown, start, put down, begin, inflict, let down, cast down, start out, dispirit, depress, cut back, deject, dismay, light, set down, rase, unhorse, note, set out
"lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
turn down, lower, lour(verb)
make lower or quieter
"turn down the volume of a radio"
cause to drop or sink
"The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
frown, glower, lour, lower(verb)
look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Abase refers only to outward conditions. "Exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high." Ezek. xxi, 26. Debase applies to quality or character. The coinage is debased by excess of alloy, the man by vice. Humble in present use refers chiefly to feeling of heart; humiliate to outward conditions; even when one is said to humble himself, he either has or affects to have humility of heart. To disgrace may be to bring or inflict odium upon others, but the word is chiefly and increasingly applied to such moral odium as one by his own acts brings upon himself; the noun disgrace retains more of the passive sense than the verb; he disgraced himself by his conduct; he brought disgrace upon his family. To dishonor a person is to deprive him of honor that should or might be given. To discredit one is to injure his reputation, as for veracity or solvency. A sense of unworthiness humbles; a shameful insult humiliates; imprisonment for crime disgraces. Degrade may refer to either station or character. An officer is degraded by being reduced to the ranks, disgraced by cowardice; vile practises degrade; drunkenness is a degrading vice. Misfortune or injustice may abase the good; nothing but their own ill-doing can debase or disgrace them.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for lower
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- abaixar, baixar, disminuir, reduirCatalan, Valencian
- spustit, snížitCzech
- laskea, madaltaa, alentua, alentaaFinnish
- baisser, s'abaisser, réduire, diminuer, abaisser, amenerFrench
- sìolaidhScottish Gaelic
- 下げる, 下ろすJapanese
- شۆڕ کردنKurdish
- subsum, discedoLatin
- whakahaka, whakamahuru, whakahekeMāori
- abaixar, baixar, rebaixar, diminuir, reduzir, baratear, descerPortuguese
- опускать, снижать, унижаться, унизиться, понизить, унижать, снизить, понизиться, понижать, снижаться, снизиться, спустить, опустить, унизить, понижаться, спускатьRussian
- uniziti, poniziti se, sniziti, spustiti, poniziti, uniziti se, smanjitiSerbo-Croatian
- abaxhî, rabaxhî, dischinde, baxhîWalloon
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