Definition Of lower


(in place names) situated on less high land or to the south or toward the sea.

the sweatshops of the Lower East Side

a scowl.

below average in amount, extent, or intensity; small.

bringing up children on a low income

depressed or lacking in energy.

I was feeling low

in or into a lower position.

the sun sank lower

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Example Of lower

  • Lower Cretaceous

  • Lower Palaeolithic

  • Lower Paleolithic

  • A mere glance upwards at a bright lamp caused it to lower from the domed ceiling.

  • A white disc is lowered into the water until it can no longer be seen.

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