Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lower /'louə/
  • tính từ, cấp so sánh của low
    • thấp hơn, ở dưới, bậc thấp
      • the lower lip: môi dưới
      • the lower animals: động vật bậc thấp
      • the lower school: trường tiểu học
  • động từ
    • hạ thấp, hạ xuống, kéo xuống
      • to lower a flag: kéo cờ xuống
      • to lower one's voice: hạ giọng
    • giảm, hạ (giá cả)
      • to lower prices: hạ giá
    • làm yếu đi, làm giảm đi
      • poor diet lowers resistance to illiness: chế độ ăn uống kém làm giảm sức đề kháng đối với bệnh tật
    • làm xấu đi, làm thành hèn hạ, làm giảm giá trị
      • to lower oneself: tự mình làm mất phẩm giá, tự mình làm cho hèn hạ; tự hạ mình
  • nội động từ
    • cau mày; có vẻ đe doạ
    • tối sầm (trời, mây)
Concise Dictionary
+the lower of two berths
+move something or somebody to a lower position
+set lower
+cause to drop or sink
+make lower or quieter
+look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

+an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
+British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
+a low level or position or degree
+the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
+make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
+less than normal in degree or intensity or amount
+literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension
+very low in volume
+unrefined in character
+used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
+of the most contemptible kind
+low or inferior in station or quality
+no longer sufficient
+subdued or brought low in condition or status
+low in spirits
+being the gear producing the lowest drive speed
+in a low position; near the ground
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 drop, reduce, decrease, mark down, discount, lessen, diminish, downgrade, cut, slash:
Prices on all goods have been lowered.
2 let or move or bring or put down, drop:
The drawbridge was lowered and the knights rode across. They lowered the coffin into the grave
3 cut or lop off, cut or take down, reduce, diminish, crop, trim:
We lowered the hedge by a foot.
4 abase, debase, degrade, discredit, shame, disgrace, demean, belittle, humble, humiliate; stoop, deign, condescend:
I wouldn't lower myself to so much as speak to him.
5 turn down, quieten, moderate, modulate, soften, tone down:
He lowered his voice to a whisper.
6 further or farther down:
My mother has a flat on a lower floor of the building.
7 earlier:
These primitive amphibians are from the Lower Carboniferous.
8 lower case. small, minuscule:
Use capitals for the first letters and lower case for the rest in these names.
See lour, above.
See low, 7, above.
faithful, true, dependable, devoted, trustworthy, trusty, steady, steadfast, staunch, trusted, reliable, stable, unswerving, unwavering, dedicated, constant, patriotic:
Give me twelve men loyal and true and we shall rout the enemy.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, verb-see also LOWER
+ adjective [only before noun]
1 situated below sth else, especially sth of the same type, or the other of a pair: the lower deck of a ship + His lower lip trembled.
2 at or near the bottom of sth: the mountain's lower slopes + I have problems with my lower back.
3 (of a place) situated towards the coast, on low ground or towards the south of an area: the lower reaches of the Nile
Antonym: UPPER
+ verb
1 to let or make sth/sb go down: [VN] He had to lower his head to get through the door. + She lowered her newspaper and looked around. + They lowered him down the cliff on a rope.
Antonym: RAISE
2 to reduce sth or to become less in value, quality, etc: [VN] He lowered his voice to a whisper. + This drug is used to lower blood pressure. + [V] Her voice lowered as she spoke.
Idioms: lower yourself (by doing sth) (usually used in negative sentences) to behave in a way that makes other people respect you less: I wouldn't lower myself by working for him.
(also lour) + verb
[V] (literary) (of the sky or clouds) to be dark and threatening: Huge clouds lowered over the bay.
See also - LOWER
Collocation Dictionary


carefully, gently | slowly | hastily, quickly
Christina blushed and hastily lowered her eyes.
| down


She lowered herself into the driver's seat.
| onto
He carefully lowered the sleeping child onto the bed.
| to
She lowered herself down to the floor.

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