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Dictionary definition for: Lower

1. (n) the lower of two berths

2. (v) move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"

3. (s) (usually preceded by "no'') lower in esteem; "no less a person than the king himself"

4. (v) set lower; "lower a rating" "lower expectations"

5. (s) inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty" "a lowly corporal" "petty officialdom" "a subordinate functionary"

6. (v) cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"

7. (s) the bottom one of two; "he chose the lower number"

8. (v) make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio"

9. (s) of the underworld; "nether regions"

10. (v) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one''s forehead, as if to signal disapproval

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