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Low meaning

low - 37 dictionary results

  1. 1. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; " low prices"; " the reservoire is low"
  2. 2. unrefined in character; " low comedy"
  3. 3. strong imp. of Laugh.
  4. 4. To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals; to moo.
  5. 5. The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine animals.
  6. 6. A hill; a mound; a grave.
  7. 7. Fire; a flame; a light.
  8. 8. To burn; to blaze.
  9. 9. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low ground; a low flight.
  10. 10. Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature; a low fence.
  11. 11. Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in winter, and six in summer.
  12. 12. Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
  13. 13. Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of corn; low wages.
  14. 14. Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
  15. 15. Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the low northern latitudes.
  16. 16. Numerically small; as, a low number.
  17. 17. Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as, low spirits; low in spirits.
  18. 18. Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low condition; the lower classes.
  19. 19. Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low mind; a low trick or stratagem.
  20. 20. Not elevated or sublime; not exalted or diction; as, a low comparison.
  21. 21. Submissive; humble.
  22. 22. Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse; made low by sickness.
  23. 23. Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a low temperature; a low fever.
  24. 24. Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low estimate.
  25. 25. Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple; as, a low diet.
  26. 26. The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
  27. 27. In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.
  28. 28. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.
  29. 29. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
  30. 30. In time approaching our own.
  31. 31. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.
  32. 32. With a low musical pitch or tone.
  33. 33. In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.
  34. 34. In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
  35. 35. To depress; to lower.
  36. 36. Not high; deep; not loud; cheap; humble; mean.
  37. 37. To bellow, as cattle.

low - examples of usage

  1. " He may refuse ever to speak to me again," she said in a low voice, almost to herself. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " They're real, right enough," he said, in a low voice. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. I generally consider that we should charge as little for meal as we can, so that the poor people may get it at as low a price as possible; and we take a less profit on it than on other goods. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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