lower englannista suomeksi
bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object
Situated on lower ground, nearer a coast, or more southerly.
To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down
''lower a bucket into a well''
''to lower a sail of a boat''
to pull down
''to lower a flag''
1833 (first publication), Tennyson|Alfred Tennyson, ''A Dream of Fair Women''
- Lower'd softly with a threefold cord of loveDown to a silent grave.
To reduce the height of
''lower a fence or wall''
''lower a chimney or turret''
To depress as to direction
''lower the aim of a gun''
To make less elevated
''to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes''
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
''lower the temperature''
''lower one's vitality''
''lower distilled liquors''
To bring down; to humble
''lower one's pride''
(lower oneself) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
''I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.''
To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.
''lower the price of goods''
''lower the interest rate''
To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease
''The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.''
To decrease in value, amount, etc.
(alternative spelling of)
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3 Q1)
(RQ:Dryden Fables) ''Juno'' took her place: / But ſullen Diſcontent ſat lowring on her Face.
(quote-book)|year=1846|section=stanza X|page=76|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=KbFG_INx-DIC&pg=PA76|oclc=3365560|passage=And still when loudliest howls the storm, / And darkliest lowers his native sky, / The king's fierce soul is in that form, / The warrior's spirit threatens nigh!