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low1

low1

 
 
pronunciation:
lo
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: lower, lowest
definition 1: close to the ground or bottom; not high.
The wall is low enough for us to step over it.
synonyms:
short
antonyms:
high, lofty
similar words:
inferior, lower, shallow, small, squat
definition 2: below the normal level.
The water in the lake was too low for sailing.
similar words:
lower
definition 3: unhappy or weak.
She was in a low mood because of her poor grade in math.
synonyms:
blue, dejected, down, unhappy
similar words:
downcast, gloomy, glum, melancholy, sad
definition 4: not loud.
I heard the low sound of a train in the distance.
synonyms:
soft
antonyms:
loud
similar words:
faint, feeble, hushed, inaudible, muffled, muted, quiet, small
definition 5: below average in quality.
His history grade is low.
synonyms:
inferior
similar words:
base, common, inadequate, mean
definition 6: nearly used up or empty.
We have to stop for gas because the tank is low.
synonyms:
diminished, reduced
similar words:
decreased, exhausted, inadequate, insufficient, meager, scarce
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: lower, lowest
definition 1: in or to a lower position or level.
The birds flew low over the lake.
synonyms:
down
antonyms:
high
similar words:
deep, prone
definition 2: in or to a state of being empty.
The gas in the car is running low.
synonyms:
out
similar words:
down
definition 3: at a somewhat quiet level.
She sang the lullaby low.
synonyms:
quietly, softly
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is low, such as an amount, an action, or a person's spirits.
Gas prices have hit a low.Today is one of her lows.
antonyms:
high
similar words:
blues, depth, zero
derivation: lowness (n.)
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