Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective pointed downward. Opposite of raised.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lower.

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  • adjective below the surround or below the normal position

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Burke gave the process a huge push this week, letting it be known he's adjusted - many would use to the term lowered - his sights to take a deal for a draft pick and/or a prospect, rather than the top-six forward he wanted to spur playoff chances.

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  • That all results in lowered energy consumption for the creation and transportation of food.

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  • In a bold escape, the men were lowered from a third-floor window and fled in a waiting truck as security forces searched the hotel.

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  • Be wary of taking any republican at face value on policies that result in lowered Florida workforce.

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  • And so it was, on occasion, that he ordered all forth from his big grass house, and, alone with his problem, lowered from the roof-beams the matting-wrapped parcels of heads of men he had once seen live and who had passed into the mysterious nothingness of death.

    CHAPTER XV

  • Journalist Powers bemoans the reigning dogma of digital maximalism that requires us to divide our attention between ever more e-mails, text messages, cellphone calls, video streams, and blinking banners, resulting, he argues, in lowered productivity and a distracted life devoid of meaning and depth.

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  • A boat was lowered from the stranger's side and began to pull toward them.

    THE "FRANCIS SPAIGHT"

  • Not in lowered prices, thus increasing the industry's competitiveness.

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  • Journalist Powers bemoans the reigning dogma of digital maximalism that requires us to divide our attention between ever more e-mails, text messages, cellphone calls, video streams, and blinking banners, resulting, he argues, in lowered productivity and a distracted life devoid of meaning and depth.

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  • He sat down, and in lowered voice queried: Now what's Tai-Hotauri up to?

    THE PEARLS OF PARLAY

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