lower

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1lower

verb

Definition of LOWER

1
to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally <workmen slowly lowered the heavy statue into place>
Antonyms lift, pick up, raise
2
to go to a lower level especially abruptly <prices of the new type of televisions lowered considerably as competition and sales increased>
4
to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually <the noise of the jet engine lowered as the plane disappeared in the distance>
Related Words compress, condense, constrict, contract; evaporate, fade (away), fritter (away), give out, melt (away), peter (out), tail (off), vanish; slacken, slow (down); alleviate, relax; flag, sink, weaken; cave (in), collapse, deflate

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