lower


lower (http://definr.com/lower)

     adj 1: the bottom one of two; "he chose the lower number"
     2: (usually preceded by `no)' lower in esteem; "no less a
        person than the king himself" [syn: less]
     3: inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly
        corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate
        functionary" [syn: junior-grade, inferior, lower-ranking,
         lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern, subordinate]
     4: of the underworld; "nether regions" [syn: chthonian, chthonic,
         nether]
     n : the lower of two berths [syn: lower berth]
     v 1: move something or somebody to a lower position [syn: {take
          down}, let down, get down, bring down] [ant: raise]
     2: set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations" [syn: lour]
     3: cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the
        water level in the reservoir" [syn: depress]
     4: make lower or quieter;"turn down the volume of a radio"
        [syn: turn down, lour]
     5: wrinkle one's forehead in a sign of disapproval [syn: frown,
         glower]