- 1in or into a low position, not far above the ground to crouch/bend low a plane flying low over the town low-flying aircraft The sun sank lower toward the horizon. near bottom
- 2in or into a position near the bottom of something a window set low in the wall The candles were burning low. level
- 3(especially in compounds) at a level below what is usual or expected low-priced goods a low-powered PC a very low-scoring game sound
- 4not high; not loudly He's singing an octave lower than the rest of us. Can you turn the music lower—you'll wake the baby. Idioms
not highadverbjump to other results
everywhere I've searched high and low for my purse.
high and lowjump to other results
to try not to attract attention to yourself
lie low (informal)jump to other results
to have such low moral standards that you do something very bad Stealing from your friends? How could you sink so low? I can't believe that anyone would sink to such depths.
sink so low, sink to somethingjump to other results
to drop your moral standards far enough to do something bad or unpleasant She was unwilling to believe anyone would stoop so low as to steal a ring from a dead woman's finger.
stoop so low (as to do something) (formal)jump to other results