Synonyms for lower

Synonyms for (noun) lower

Synonyms: lower, lower berth

Definition: the lower of two berths

Similar words: berth, built in bed, bunk

Definition: a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

Synonyms for (verb) lower

Synonyms: frown, lour, lower, glower

Definition: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

Similar words: grimace, make a face, pull a face

Definition: contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

Usage: He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do


Synonyms: lour, lower, turn down

Definition: make lower or quieter

Usage: turn down the volume of a radio

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff


Synonyms: lour, lower

Definition: set lower

Usage: lower a rating; lower expectations

Similar words: devalue

Definition: lower the value or quality of

Usage: The tear devalues the painting


Synonyms: depress, lower

Definition: cause to drop or sink

Usage: The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant