low

low [adj1] close to the ground; short below, beneath, bottom, bottommost, crouched, decumbent, deep, depressed, flat, ground-level, inferior, junior, lesser, level, little, lowering, low-hanging, low-lying, low-set, minor, nether, not high, profound, prostrate, rock-bottom, shallow, small, squat, squatty, stunted, subjacent, subsided, sunken, under, unelevated; concepts 583,779,782,793 —Ant. above, high, tall low [adj2] reduced; mediocre cheap, cut, cutrate*, deficient, depleted, economical, inadequate, inexpensive, inferior, insignificant, little, low-grade, marked down, meager, moderate, modest, nominal, paltry, poor, puny, reasonable, scant, second-rate*, shoddy, slashed, small, sparse, substandard, trifling, uncostly, worthless; concepts 334,574,789 —Ant. above, elevated, high, increased, prominent  low [adj3] crude, vulgar abject, base, blue, coarse, common, contemptible, crass, crumby, dastardly, degraded, depraved, despicable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disreputable, gross*, ignoble, ill-bred, inelegant, mean, menial, miserable, nasty, obscene, off-color*, offensive, raw, rough, rude, scrubby, scruffy*, scurvy, servile, sordid, unbecoming, uncouth, undignified, unrefined, unworthy, vile, woebegone, woeful, wretched; concepts 404,542 —Ant. decent, honest, honorable, moral, respectable, upright low [adj4] living in, coming from poor circumstances base, baseborn, humble, ignoble, lowborn, lowly, mean, meek, obscure, plain, plebeian, poor, rude, simple, unpretentious, unwashed; concept 549 —Ant. high, rich low [adj5] depressed bad, blue*, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disheartened, down, down and out*, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps*, down in the mouth*, dragged, fed up, forlorn, gloomy, glum, in the pits*, lowdown*, miserable, moody, morose, sad, singing the blues*, spiritless, unhappy; concept 403 —Ant. cheerful, gay, happy low [adj6] not feeling well ailing, debilitated, dizzy, dying, exhausted, faint, feeble, frail, ill, indisposed, poorly, prostrate, reduced, sick, sickly, sinking, stricken, unwell, weak; concept 314 —Ant. healthy, strong, well low [adj7] not loud faint, gentle, hushed, muffled, muted, quiet, soft, subdued, whispered; concept 594

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  • Low — (l[=o]), a. [Compar. {Lower} (l[=o] [ e]r); superl. {Lowest}.] [OE. low, louh, lah, Icel. l[=a]gr; akin to Sw. l[*a]g, Dan. lav, D. laag, and E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • low — low1 [lō] adj. [ME lah < ON lagr, akin to MDu lage, MLowG læge < IE base * legh , LIE1] 1. a) of little height or elevation; not high or tall b) not far above the ground [low clouds] 2. depress …   English World dictionary

  • Low — may refer to:*Low (complexity), a relationship between complexity classes in computational complexity theory *Low Island (disambiguation) *Low pressure area, a region where the atmospheric pressure is lowest with relation to the surrounding area… …   Wikipedia

  • Low — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adolphe Low (* 1915), deutsch spanisch französischer Widerstandskämpfer Bruce Low (1913–1990), niederländischer Schlager– und Gospelsänger Colin Low, Baron Low of Dalston (* 1942), britischer Politiker und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Löw — Löw, auch Loew oder Lőw, ist ein Familienname, der vor allem im deutschsprachigen Raum vorkommt. Bekannte Namensträger: Dieter Loew (* 1936), Schweizer Mediziner Emanuel Löw (1834–1908), schweizerischer Politiker Emil Löw (1892–19**), deutscher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Low — Low, adv. 1. In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground. [1913 Webster] 2. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low. [1913 Webster] 3. In a low or mean condition; humbly; meanly.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Löw — (or Loew) is a surname and may refer to:People* Benjamin Wolf Löw (1775–1851), Polish Hungarian rabbi * Franklin M. Loew, veterinarian * Hermann Loew, German entomologist * Isaak Löw Hofmann, Edler von Hofmannsthal * Joachim Löw, head coach of… …   Wikipedia

  • LOW — (Loewe), British family of Hungarian origin which became prominent in journalism and literature. MAXIMILIAN LOEWE (1830–1900) was born in Hungary and joined the Nationalist party led by Louis Kossuth. After the failure of the 1848 revolution in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • low — Ⅰ. low [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of less than average height. 2) situated not far above the ground, horizon, etc. 3) below average in amount, extent, or intensity. 4) lacking importance, prestige, or quality; inferior. 5) (of a sound) deep. 6) …   English terms dictionary

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