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Meaning & Definition of Low in English

English

Low

/loʊ/

noun

1. An air mass of lower pressure

  • Often brings precipitation
  • "A low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
    synonym:
  • low
  • ,
  • depression

2. British political cartoonist (born in new zealand) who created the character colonel blimp (1891-1963)

    synonym:
  • Low
  • ,
  • David Low
  • ,
  • Sir David Low
  • ,
  • Sir David Alexander Cecil Low

3. A low level or position or degree

  • "The stock market fell to a new low"
    synonym:
  • low

4. The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle

  • Used to start a car moving
    synonym:
  • first gear
  • ,
  • first
  • ,
  • low gear
  • ,
  • low

verb

1. Make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

    synonym:
  • moo
  • ,
  • low

adjective

1. Less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

  • "Low prices"
  • "The reservoir is low"
    synonym:
  • low

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • low

3. Very low in volume

  • "A low murmur"
  • "The low-toned murmur of the surf"
    synonym:
  • low
  • ,
  • low-toned

4. Unrefined in character

  • "Low comedy"
    synonym:
  • low

5. Used of sounds and voices

  • Low in pitch or frequency
    synonym:
  • low
  • ,
  • low-pitched

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • abject
  • ,
  • low
  • ,
  • low-down
  • ,
  • miserable
  • ,
  • scummy
  • ,
  • scurvy

7. Low or inferior in station or quality

  • "A humble cottage"
  • "A lowly parish priest"
  • "A modest man of the people"
  • "Small beginnings"
    synonym:
  • humble
  • ,
  • low
  • ,
  • lowly
  • ,
  • modest
  • ,
  • small

8. No longer sufficient

  • "Supplies are low"
  • "Our funds are depleted"
    synonym:
  • depleted
  • ,
  • low

9. Subdued or brought low in condition or status

  • "Brought low"
  • "A broken man"
  • "His broken spirit"
    synonym:
  • broken
  • ,
  • crushed
  • ,
  • humbled
  • ,
  • humiliated
  • ,
  • low

10. 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"
    synonym:
  • gloomy
  • ,
  • grim
  • ,
  • blue
  • ,
  • depressed
  • ,
  • dispirited
  • ,
  • down(p)
  • ,
  • downcast
  • ,
  • downhearted
  • ,
  • down in the mouth
  • ,
  • low
  • ,
  • low-spirited

adverb

1. In a low position

  • Near the ground
  • "The branches hung low"
    synonym:
  • low

Examples of using

I consider the price too low.
It's amazing! -- an American tourist was saying: In Hungary, every "horse" is "low"!
The amount payable on the electricity bill was low.