Synonyms for low

Synonyms for (noun) low

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: gear, gear mechanism

Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)


Synonyms: low

Definition: a low level or position or degree

Usage: the stock market fell to a new low

Similar words: degree, grade, level

Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

Usage: a moderate grade of intelligence; a high level of care is required; it is all a matter of degree


Synonyms: 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)

Similar words: cartoonist

Definition: a person who draws cartoons


Synonyms: low, depression

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

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

Similar words: air mass

Definition: a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally

Synonyms for (verb) low

Synonyms: moo, low

Definition: make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms for (adjective) low

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: dejected

Definition: affected or marked by low spirits

Usage: is dejected but trying to look cheerful


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: contemptible

Definition: deserving of contempt or scorn


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: deep

Definition: with head or back bent low

Usage: a deep bow


Similar words: low-growing, ground-hugging, flat-growing

Definition: of plants that grow relatively low to the ground


Similar words: low-altitude, low-level

Definition: occurring at a relatively low altitude

Usage: a low-level strafing run


Similar words: low-lying

Definition: having a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level

Usage: low-lying clouds


Similar words: low-set, lowset

Definition: lower than average

Usage: lowset ears; a stocky low-set animal


Similar words: under, nether

Definition: located below or beneath something else

Usage: nether garments; the under parts of a machine


Similar words: squat, underslung

Definition: having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground


Synonyms: low

Definition: less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

Usage: low prices; the reservoir is low

Similar words: debased, degraded, devalued

Definition: lowered in value

Usage: the dollar is low; a debased currency


Similar words: depressed, down

Definition: lower than previously

Usage: the market is depressed; prices are down


Similar words: low-level

Definition: not intense

Usage: low-level radiation


Similar words: rock-bottom, reduced

Definition: well below normal (especially in price)


Synonyms: low, low-pitched

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

Similar words: contralto, alto

Definition: of or being the lowest female voice


Similar words: baritone

Definition: lower in range than tenor and higher than bass

Usage: a baritone voice; baritone oboe


Similar words: bass, deep

Definition: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range

Usage: a deep voice; a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice; a bass clarinet


Similar words: contrabass, double-bass

Definition: pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range

Usage: contrabass or double-bass clarinet


Similar words: throaty

Definition: sounding as if pronounced low in the throat

Usage: a rich throaty voice


Synonyms: low, low-toned

Definition: very low in volume

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

Similar words: soft

Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume

Usage: soft voices; soft music


Synonyms: humbled, humiliated, crushed, broken, low

Definition: subdued or brought low in condition or status

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

Similar words: humble

Definition: marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful

Usage: a humble apology; essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions- B.K.Malinowski


Synonyms: low

Definition: unrefined in character

Usage: low comedy

Similar words: unrefined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

Usage: how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?


Synonyms: low, depleted

Definition: no longer sufficient

Usage: supplies are low; our funds are depleted

Similar words: deficient, insufficient

Definition: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

Usage: insufficient funds


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of or characteristic of low rank or importance