- 1. low, depression, air mass
- usage: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
- 2. Low, David Low, Sir David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low
- usage: British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
- 3. low, degree, grade, level
- usage: a low level or position or degree; "the stock market fell to a new low"
- 4. first gear, first, low gear, low, gear, gear mechanism
- usage: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
- 1. moo, low, utter, emit, let out, let loose
- usage: make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
- 1. low (vs. high), debased, devalued, degraded, depressed, down(predicate), low-level, reduced, rock-bottom, inferior
- usage: less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
- 2. low (vs. high), deep, low-growing, flat-growing, ground-hugging, low-level, low-altitude, low-lying, lowset, low-set, nether, under, squat, underslung, down, inferior, short#3, little
- usage: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
- 3. low, low-toned, soft (vs. loud)
- usage: very low in volume; "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf"
- 4. low, unrefined (vs. refined)
- usage: unrefined in character; "low comedy"
- 5. low (vs. high), low-pitched, alto, contralto, baritone, bass, deep, contrabass, double-bass, throaty
- usage: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
- 6. abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy, contemptible (vs. estimable)
- usage: of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"
- 7. humble, low, lowly, modest, small, inferior (vs. superior)
- usage: low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"
- 8. depleted, low, insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient
- usage: no longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted"
- 9. broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated, low, humble (vs. proud)
- usage: subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
- 10. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(predicate), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited, dejected (vs. elated)
- usage: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
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- 1. low
- usage: in a low position; near the ground; "the branches hung low"
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