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low

 
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, depressed, 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
definition 7: of a sound or musical note, within the deeper range of pitch.
The men sing some very low notes through this part of the music.That low noise coming from the pond is made by a big frog.
 
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: at a somewhat quiet level.
She sang the lullaby low.
synonyms:
quietly, softly
definition 3: within the deeper range of pitch.
I sing high and he sings low.
 
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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