Definitions for (noun) low

Main entry: first, first gear, low, low gear

Definition: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving


Main entry: low

Definition: a low level or position or degree

Usage: the stock market fell to a new low


Main entry: Low, David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low, Sir David Low

Definition: British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)


Main entry: low, depression

Definition: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

Usage: a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow

Definitions for (verb) low

Main entry: moo, low

Definition: make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

Definitions for (adjective) low

Main entry: down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy, blue

Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

Usage: gloomy at the thought of what he had to face; gloomy predictions; 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


Main entry: abject, scummy, scurvy, low, low-down, miserable

Definition: of the most contemptible kind

Usage: abject cowardice; a low stunt to pull; a low-down sneak; his miserable treatment of his family; You miserable skunk!; a scummy rabble; a scurvy trick


Main entry: low

Definition: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension

Usage: low ceilings; low clouds; low hills; the sun is low; low furniture; a low bow


Main entry: low

Definition: less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

Usage: low prices; the reservoir is low


Main entry: low, low-pitched

Definition: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency


Main entry: low, low-toned

Definition: very low in volume

Usage: a low murmur; the low-toned murmur of the surf


Main entry: humbled, humiliated, crushed, broken, low

Definition: subdued or brought low in condition or status

Usage: brought low; a broken man; his broken spirit


Main entry: low

Definition: unrefined in character

Usage: low comedy


Main entry: low, depleted

Definition: no longer sufficient

Usage: supplies are low; our funds are depleted


Main entry: humble, small, low, lowly, modest

Definition: low or inferior in station or quality

Usage: a humble cottage; a lowly parish priest; a modest man of the people; small beginnings

Definitions for (adverb) low

Main entry: low

Definition: in a low position; near the ground

Usage: the branches hung low