LOWER, verb transitive [from low.]
1. To cause to descend; to let down; to take or bring down; as, to lower the main-sail of a sloop.
2. To suffer to sink downwards.
3. To bring down; to reduce or humble; as, to lower the pride of man.
4. To lessen; to diminish; to reduce, as value or amount; as, to lower the price or value of goods, or the rate of interest.
LOWER, verb intransitive To fall; to sink; to grow less.
LOW'ER, verb intransitive
1. To appear dark or gloomy; to be clouded; to threaten a storm.
And all the clouds that lowered upon your house.
The lowering spring.
2. To frown; to look sullen.
But sullen discontent sat lowering on her face.
1. Cloudiness; gloominess.
2. A frowning; sullenness.
LOWER, adjective [comparative of low.] Less high or elevated.