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To bring into a certain order; systematize
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  1. To bring into a certain order; systematize
  2. (Surgery) To restore (a broken bone, displaced organ, etc.) to normal position or condition
  3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
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  1. (Music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone.
  2. (Archit.) To cause to taper
  3. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. To become less; decrease:
  3. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To reduce the size of something whilst maintaining proportion
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  1. To reduce the size of something whilst maintaining proportion
  2. To reduce the cost of a process, or the amount spent on something
To lower the rank or status of something.
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  1. To lower the rank or status of something.
  2. To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
  3. To reduce in grade, rank, or status:
To decrease or diminish in size, scope, or intensity:
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  1. To decrease or diminish in size, scope, or intensity:
  2. To decrease in intensity or magnitude.
  3. To reverse the effect of escalation on (something); reduce or lessen in scope, magnitude, etc.
To place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.
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  1. To place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.
  2. (Idiomatic) To write
(Idiomatic) To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody
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  1. (Idiomatic) To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see let,"Ž down.
  3. (Intransitive) To reduce one's level of effort.
To set on, or cause to touch, the ground
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  1. To set on, or cause to touch, the ground
  2. To touch or reach the ground.
  3. (Elec.) To connect (an electrical conductor) to a ground
To lower in value, price, or amount
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  1. To lower in value, price, or amount
  2. To cause to drop or sink; lower.
  3. To cause to drop or sink; lower:
To regard something with disapproval or distaste:
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  1. To regard something with disapproval or distaste:
  2. To look with displeasure or disapproval (on or upon)
  3. To wrinkle the brow, as in thought or displeasure.
To look or stare angrily or sullenly:
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  1. To look or stare angrily or sullenly:
  2. To stare with sullen anger; scowl
To express (displeasure, for example) with a frowning facial expression.
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  1. To express (displeasure, for example) with a frowning facial expression.
  2. To contract the eyebrows and lower the corners of the mouth in showing displeasure; look angry, irritated, or sullen
  3. To wrinkle or contract the brow as an expression of anger or disapproval.
To send forth or express with a glare
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  1. To send forth or express with a glare
  2. To shine intensely and blindingly:
  3. To shine with a strong, steady, dazzling light
To stare with sullen anger; scowl
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  1. To stare with sullen anger; scowl
  2. To look or stare angrily or sullenly:
To express (displeasure, for example) with a frowning facial expression.
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  1. To express (displeasure, for example) with a frowning facial expression.
  2. To wrinkle or contract the brow as an expression of anger or disapproval.
  3. To contract the eyebrows and lower the corners of the mouth in showing displeasure; look angry, irritated, or sullen
To begin to form
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  1. To begin to form
  2. To plan (mischief, trouble, etc.); plot; scheme
  3. To be made by boiling or steeping:
To be about to happen; be imminent
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  1. To be about to happen; be imminent
  2. To threaten to happen; menace:
  3. To threaten
To appear, take shape, or come in sight indistinctly as through a mist, esp. in a large, portentous, or threatening form
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  1. To appear, take shape, or come in sight indistinctly as through a mist, esp. in a large, portentous, or threatening form
  2. To weave (a tapestry, for example) on a loom.
  3. To weave on a loom
To constitute a threat to; endanger:
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  1. To constitute a threat to; endanger:
  2. To threaten or be a danger (to)
To hang or project over or beyond
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  1. To hang or project over or beyond
  2. To project or extend over:
  3. To loom over; threaten
To indicate or be a source of danger or harm:
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  1. To indicate or be a source of danger or harm:
  2. To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel that his or her power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished:
A facial expression conveying displeasure, sternness, or concentration, and consisting typically of a contracting of the brows and a lowering of the corners of the mouth
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  1. A facial expression conveying displeasure, sternness, or concentration, and consisting typically of a contracting of the brows and a lowering of the corners of the mouth
  2. Any expression of displeasure or disapproval
  3. A wrinkling of the brow in thought or displeasure; a scowl.
An angry or sullen look or stare.
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  1. An angry or sullen look or stare.
  2. A sullen, angry stare; scowl
A threatening aspect
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  1. A threatening aspect
  2. A look of anger or frowning disapproval.
  3. The act or expression of scowling; angry frown
A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
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  1. A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
  2. Overwhelming attention or intrusiveness:
  3. An intense, blinding light:
An angry or sullen look or stare.
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  1. An angry or sullen look or stare.
  2. A sullen, angry stare; scowl
A threatening aspect
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  1. A threatening aspect
  2. The act or expression of scowling; angry frown
  3. A look of anger or frowning disapproval.
(Botany) Located below the perianth and other floral parts. Used of an ovary.
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  1. (Botany) Located below the perianth and other floral parts. Used of an ovary.
  2. Low or lower in order, degree, or rank:
  3. Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
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  1. Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
  2. Lesser in scale than the usual.
  3. Intended for or including youthful persons:
Smaller, less, or less important
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  1. Smaller, less, or less important
  2. Smaller in amount, value, or importance, especially in a comparison between two things:
  3. Of a smaller size than other, similar forms:
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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  1. Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
  2. Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively small number of sound-wave cycles per second.
  3. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
(Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
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  1. (Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
  2. Based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
  3. Characterized by minor intervals, scales, etc.
(US) Of or pertaining to a minor league
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  1. (US) Of or pertaining to a minor league
  2. (Sports) Relating or belonging to a minor league.
  3. Of relatively minor importance
Small-scale; minor
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  1. Small-scale; minor
  2. Relatively low in rank; subordinate
  3. Of small importance; trivial:
(Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
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  1. (Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
  2. Designating a form or a process that is historically relatively late; not original
  3. Relating to or derived from either of the lateral meristems (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium ) of vascular plants. For example, secondary xylem in a stem is produced by the vascular cambium, as opposed to primary xylem produced by the apical meristem during the original growth of the stem from a seedling.
Little in size, esp. when compared with others of the same kind; not large or big; limited in size
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  1. Little in size, esp. when compared with others of the same kind; not large or big; limited in size
  2. Having been belittled; humiliated:
  3. Being below average in quantity or extent:
(Brit.) Holding an army commission below that of captain
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  1. (Brit.) Holding an army commission below that of captain
  2. Subordinate; of lower rank
  3. (Logic) Designating a proposition that is implied by another proposition but does not imply it
(Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
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  1. (Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
  2. Inferior to or placed below another in rank, power, importance, etc.; secondary
  3. Belonging to a lower or inferior class or rank; secondary.
Less than is required or customary:
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  1. Less than is required or customary:
  2. Lower in position, authority, rank, amount, degree, etc.
  3. Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
Insignificant or unimportant; minor:
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  1. Insignificant or unimportant; minor:
To lessen the activity or force of; weaken:
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  1. To lessen the activity or force of; weaken:
  2. To cause to drop or sink; lower.
  3. To cause to drop or sink; lower:
To move or descend from one height or level to another:
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  1. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
  2. To let fall in drops:
  3. To write at one's leisure:
(Idiomatic) To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody
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  1. (Idiomatic) To disappoint; to betray or fail somebody
  2. (Intransitive) To reduce one's level of effort.
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see let,"Ž down.
To remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.
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  1. To remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.
  2. To write a note. Usually to record something that is said.
To shape or form by chopping:
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  1. To shape or form by chopping:
  2. To cut into small pieces:
  3. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
To cut short
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  1. To cut short
  2. To cut the hair of
  3. To cut or cut off with shears or scissors
To clip (an animal's ears, for example).
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  1. To clip (an animal's ears, for example).
  2. To cut (hair, for example) very short.
  3. To cut or bite off the tops or ends of:
To fail to attend purposely:
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  1. To fail to attend purposely:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To mow, reap, or harvest:
(Intransitive with on) To reduce the amount of (something).
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  1. (Intransitive with on) To reduce the amount of (something).
  2. (Intransitive with on) To reduce spending.
  3. (Intransitive with on) To reduce consumption.
To bring down by cutting.
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  1. To bring down by cutting.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
  3. (Idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something.
To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
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  1. To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
  2. To remove by or as by cutting off
  3. (Usually with off) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone.
To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
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  1. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
  2. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
  3. To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
To cut away or remove unnecessary parts
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  1. To cut away or remove unnecessary parts
  2. To cut off or remove dead or living parts or branches of (a plant, for example) to improve shape or growth.
  3. To remove or cut out as superfluous.
To use a cutting tool, as shears, in trimming or cutting wool, shrubbery, metal, etc.
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  1. To use a cutting tool, as shears, in trimming or cutting wool, shrubbery, metal, etc.
  2. To cut or clip the hair, wool, etc. from
  3. To cut with or as if with shears:
To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
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  1. To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
  2. To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
  3. To cut or wound with a sweeping stroke or strokes, as of a knife
To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
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  1. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
  2. To clip, lop, cut, etc.
  3. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
To shorten or reduce:
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  1. To shorten or reduce:
  2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.
  3. To replace (the edge of a crystal) with a plane face.
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
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  1. To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
  2. To depreciate, belittle, or bring into contempt
  3. To become cheap or cheaper
To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
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  1. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
  2. To lessen the price or value of:
  3. To reduce in value or price
To cause to drop or sink; lower:
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  1. To cause to drop or sink; lower:
  2. To cause to drop or sink; lower.
  3. To cause to be sad or dejected.
To reduce in value.
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  1. To reduce in value.
To subject (a monetary unit or a currency) to devaluation
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  1. To subject (a monetary unit or a currency) to devaluation
  2. To lower or remove the value of something.
  3. To lose value; to depreciate.
To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
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  1. To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
  2. To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
  3. To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
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  1. To write a memorandum about.
  2. To subtract marks (points) for an error.
  3. To reduce the price of.
To become reduced
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  1. To become reduced
  2. To bring into a certain order; systematize
  3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
(Astron.) To move toward the horizon
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  1. (Astron.) To move toward the horizon
  2. (Music) To move down the scale
  3. To move from a higher to a lower place; come down or go down
To go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or completely covered
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  1. To go beneath the surface of water, deep snow, soft ground, etc. so as to be partly or completely covered
  2. To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
  3. To force into the ground:
To bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back:
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  1. To bend forward and down from the waist or the middle of the back:
  2. To bend (oneself, the head, or the body) forward and down.
  3. To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
Find another word for lower. In this page you can discover 92 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lower, like: reduce, diminish, lessen, scale-down, demote, de-escalate, , bring low, set down, let down and cast down.