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Definition of Low


  1. strong imp. of Laugh.
  2. To make the calling sound of cows and other bovine animals; to moo.
  3. The calling sound ordinarily made by cows and other bovine animals.
  4. A hill; a mound; a grave.
  5. Fire; a flame; a light.
  6. To burn; to blaze.
  7. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low ground; a low flight.
  8. Not rising to the usual height; as, a man of low stature; a low fence.
  9. Near the horizon; as, the sun is low at four o'clock in winter, and six in summer.
  10. Sunk to the farthest ebb of the tide; as, low tide.
  11. Beneath the usual or remunerative rate or amount, or the ordinary value; moderate; cheap; as, the low price of corn; low wages.
  12. Not loud; as, a low voice; a low sound.
  13. Depressed in the scale of sounds; grave; as, a low pitch; a low note.
  14. Made, as a vowel, with a low position of part of the tongue in relation to the palate; as, / (/m), / (all). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 10, 11.
  15. Near, or not very distant from, the equator; as, in the low northern latitudes.
  16. Numerically small; as, a low number.
  17. Wanting strength or animation; depressed; dejected; as, low spirits; low in spirits.
  18. Depressed in condition; humble in rank; as, men of low condition; the lower classes.
  19. Mean; vulgar; base; dishonorable; as, a person of low mind; a low trick or stratagem.
  20. Not elevated or sublime; not exalted or diction; as, a low comparison.
  21. Submissive; humble.
  22. Deficient in vital energy; feeble; weak; as, a low pulse; made low by sickness.
  23. Moderate; not intense; not inflammatory; as, low heat; a low temperature; a low fever.
  24. Smaller than is reasonable or probable; as, a low estimate.
  25. Not rich, high seasoned, or nourishing; plain; simple; as, a low diet.
  26. The lowest trump, usually the deuce; the lowest trump dealt or drawn.
  27. In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.
  28. Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.
  29. In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.
  30. In time approaching our own.
  31. With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.
  32. With a low musical pitch or tone.
  33. In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.
  34. In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.
  35. To depress; to lower.

Low Quotations

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Robert H. Schuller

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
Dr. Seuss

I don't regret what I've been through. I've had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I've been so blessed that I could never say, 'I wish this didn't happen.' It's part of who I am. There's nothing in my life that's so ugh.
Jennifer Lopez

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Dag Hammarskjold

Breast cancer alone kills some 458,000 people each year, according to the World Health Organization, mainly in low- and middle-income countries. It has got to be a priority to ensure that more women can access gene testing and lifesaving preventive treatment, whatever their means and background, wherever they live.
Angelina Jolie
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Low Translations

low in Danish is lav
low in Dutch is laag
low in German is nieder, muhen, niedrig
low in Italian is inferiore, inferiore
low in Latin is mugio
low in Portuguese is baixo
low in Spanish is bajo
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