- the lowest trump card.
- a card of small value, or of lower value than other cards.
- the lowest score in a game.
- a player having such a score.
OTHER WORDS FOR low
OPPOSITES FOR low
Idioms about low
- to overpower or kill; defeat: to lay one's attackers low.
- to knock down; make prostrate.
- Informal. to lie low.
- to conceal oneself: He had to lie low for a while.
- to do nothing until the right opportunity develops; bide one's time: Until the dispute is settled, you would do best to lie low.
Origin of low1
synonym study for low
OTHER WORDS FROM lowlowish, adjectivelowness, nouno·ver·low·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lowlow , lowly
Other definitions for low (2 of 4)
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How to use low in a sentence
If you have a low tolerance for tweeness, the first episode might set your teeth on edge.One Good Thing: Netflix’s Dash & Lily is a sweet TV rom-com with a Christmas twist|Emily VanDerWerff|November 20, 2020|Vox
So the company targets markets with low online education penetration rates, such as emerging markets.AllRight, an English language learning app for children, raises $5M from Genesis Investments|Mike Butcher|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
This kind of word-of-mouth helped marketing costs at the company low.Meet the unicorn founder that braved war zones and missed meetings to make his mark on the startup world|Lucinda Shen|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Its low cost cuts both ways—less expensive ingredients mean less profit from recycling operations.New “targeted healing” approach rejuvenates run-down battery materials|Scott K. Johnson|November 19, 2020|Ars Technica
While coronavirus infections continue to rise in the Washington region, the spike in cases has been lower than in much of the country.Smithsonian museums, zoo to close as coronavirus caseload in D.C. region hits record for 16th day|Dana Hedgpeth, Ovetta Wiggins|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
My cow lowed dismally, and wouldn't eat, when I sold her calf; but she soon got used to doing without it.
Mars Buck he loaded up his gun en 'lowed he's gwyne to fetch home a Shepherdson or bust.
I sees you pitchin' eberyt'ing away; I jes put this jug in hyar, 'ca'se I 'lowed you'd want some.
Buck begun to cry and rip, and 'lowed that him and his cousin Joe (that was the other young chap) would make up for this day yet.
Jim Wilson allus 'lowed thar must be gold in these here mountains, 'cause they're so dad burned rough.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
British Dictionary definitions for low (1 of 3)
- situated at a relatively short distance above the ground, sea level, the horizon, or other reference positionlow cloud
- (in combination)low-lying
- involving or containing a relatively small amount of somethinga low supply
- (in combination)low-pressure
- having little value or quality
- (in combination)low-grade
- (of numbers) small
- (of measurements) expressed in small numbers
- inferior in culture or status
- (in combination)low-class
- to cause to fall by a blow
- to overcome, defeat or destroy
- to keep or be concealed or quiet
- to wait for a favourable opportunity
Derived forms of lowlowness, noun
Word Origin for low
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Other Idioms and Phrases with low
In addition to the idioms beginning with low
- low blow
- low boiling point
- low man on the totem pole
- low profile
- at a low ebb
- (low) boiling point
- high and low
- keep a low profile
- lay someone low
- lie low