Meaning of LOWER in English
[low.er] vi [ME louren; akin to MHG luren to lie in wait] (13c) 1: to look sullen: frown
2: to be or become dark, gloomy, and threatening
lower n (14c): frown low.er adj [low] (13c) 1: relatively low in position, rank, or order
2: southern "~ New York State"
3: less advanced in the scale of evolutionary development
4. a: situated or held to be situated beneath the earth's surface b cap: being an earlier epoch or series of the period or series named "Lower Cretaceous"
5: constituting the popular and often the larger and more representative branch of a bicameral legislative body "~ house" low.er vi (1606): to move down: drop; also: diminish ~ vt 1 a: to let descend: let down b: to depress as to direction "~ your aim" c: to reduce the height of
2. a: to reduce in value, number, or amount b (1): to bring down in quality or character: degrade (2): abase, humble c: to reduce the objective of
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012