English adjective: low
|1.||low less than normal in degree or intensity or amount|
The reservoir is low.
|Similar||debased, degraded, depressed, devalued, down, low-level, reduced, rock-bottom|
|Attribute||degree, grade, level|
|2.||low literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension|
The sun is low.
A low bow.
|Similar||deep, flat-growing, ground-hugging, low-altitude, low-growing, low-level, low-lying, low-set, lowset, nether, squat, under, underslung|
|See also||down, inferior, little, short|
|3.||low very low in volume|
|Samples||A low murmur.|
The low-toned murmur of the surf.
|4.||low unrefined in character|
|5.||low used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency|
|Similar||alto, baritone, bass, contrabass, contralto, deep, double-bass, throaty|
|6.||low of the most contemptible kind|
A low stunt to pull.
A low-down sneak.
His miserable treatment of his family.
You miserable skunk!.
A scummy rabble.
A scurvy trick.
|Synonyms||abject, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy|
|7.||low low or inferior in station or quality|
|Samples||A humble cottage.|
A lowly parish priest.
A modest man of the people.
|Synonyms||humble, lowly, modest, small|
|8.||low no longer sufficient|
|Samples||Supplies are low.|
Our funds are depleted.
|9.||low subdued or brought low in condition or status|
A broken man.
His broken spirit.
|Synonyms||broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated|
|10.||low filled with melancholy and despondency|
|Samples||Gloomy at the thought of what he had to face.|
A gloomy silence.
Took a grim view of the economy.
The darkening mood.
Lonely and blue in a strange city.
Depressed by the loss of his job.
A dispirited and resigned expression on her face.
Downcast after his defeat.
Feeling discouraged and downhearted.
|Synonyms||blue, depressed, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low-spirited|
English noun: low
|1.||low (state) an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation|
|Samples||A low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow.|
|Broader (hypernym)||air mass|
|2.||Low (person) British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)|
|Synonyms||David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Sir David Low|
|3.||low (attribute) a low level or position or degree|
|Samples||The stock market fell to a new low.|
|Broader (hypernym)||degree, grade, level|
|4.||low (artifact) the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving|
|Synonyms||first, first gear, low gear|
|Broader (hypernym)||gear, gear mechanism|
|Part meronym||auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar|
English adverb: low
|1.||low in a low position; near the ground|
|Samples||The branches hung low.|
English verb: low
|1.||low (communication) make a low noise, characteristic of bovines|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||emit, let loose, let out, utter|