lower lower  /ˈloʊ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the lower of two berths
  2. (v) move something or somebody to a lower position
  3. (v) set lower
  4. (v) make lower or quieter
  5. (v) cause to drop or sink
  6. (v) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

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Usage(s):

  1. The same person, retested, may raise or lower his IQ by as many as 20 points depending on how he feelschallenged, anxious, bored.
  2. A new survey suggests that college students who use the online social network have significantly lower grades than students who don't.
  3. Critics say the plan to lower mortgage rates could cost $25 billion a year, or more.

News

  1. Lower Gwynedd promotes Hames to lieutenant

    It was cause for celebration during the June 25 meeting of the Lower Gwynedd Township Board of Supervisors, as the board approved the promotion of police Lt. Bruce Hames.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Ambler Gazette

  2. Lower Salford Township says hosting events at Quarry Hill Farm violates zoning, building codes

    Lower Salford Township officials say Quarry Hill Farm is in violation of both zoning and building codes when the farm is rented out to be used for weddings, parties and other events.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Souderton Independent

  3. Lower Moreland School District passes final budget with 1.7 tax increase

    Residents in Lower Moreland will see a substantial increase in their real estate taxes for the 2013-14 school year. The Lower Moreland Board of School Directors passed its final budget June 18 totalling $42,346,420 with a tax increase of 2.98 percent.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The Globe

Quotes

  1. "I've had a lot of low points," Woods said. "Just when I didn't think it could get any lower, it got lower."
    on Mar 21, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: ESPN

  2. "I don't think it's going much lower, and it could go higher," McCain said on NBC's "Today Show." "I don't think so, not when you've got a finite supply, basically, and a cartel controlling it."
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: John McCain Source: amNewYork

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