low

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low is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
low

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Positive
low

Comparative
lower

Superlative
lowest

  1. If cost, value, amount, sound, temperature, etc. is low, it is small.
    My pay is very low, so it's hard to live here.
    Poor people need low-cost apartments.
    The temperature will go down over night and tomorrow it will be lower than it was today.
  2. If something is low, it (or its top) is close to the ground.
    The bridge is too low for the truck to go under it.
  3. If something is low quality, it is bad.
    I bought a low-quality bag and it already has a hole in it.
  4. If a sound is low, it is small in frequency or quiet.
    On the piano, the left hand plays the low notes and the right hand plays the high notes.
  5. If a person is feeling low, they are not happy.

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