There are 3 translations of lower in Spanish:

lower1

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊər; ˈləʊə(r)/

adj

  • 1comp oflow1, low2
  • 2 (before n) 2.1 (spatially, numerically) [jaw] inferior; [lip] de abajo, inferior lower age limit edad (f) mínima lower arm antebrazo (m) they live on the lower floor viven en el piso de abajo 2.2 (in rank, importance) [rank/echelons] inferior, más bajo the lower chamber/Lower House la cámara baja the lower school (in (UK) )los tres o cuatro primeros años en un colegio de enseñanza media 2.3 [mammals/apes/life-forms] inferior
    More example sentences
    • The proposal for a new building had a more plausible scale and circulation pattern in a somewhat lower structure.
    • Resuscitation may have dislodged it and allowed minute food particles to pass into the lower respiratory tract.
  • 3 [Geog] bajo the lower reaches of the Nile el curso bajo del Nilo lower Manhattan el sur de Manhattan lower Egypt el Bajo Egipto the Lower Danube el Bajo Danubio

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of lower in Spanish:

lower2

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊər; ˈləʊə(r)/

vt

  • 1 (let down) [blind/ceiling] bajar; [flag/sail] bajar, arriar* to lower the lifeboats echar al agua los botes salvavidas he lowered himself into his chair se sentó en el sillón to lower one's eyes bajar la vista or los ojos
    More example sentences
    • Upon the third ring, my other hand released his and I lowered my fist, moving away from the elder man and back to my laptop.
    • He lowered his hand, moving his focus to the paints and pencils and brushes that had been forgotten for so long.
    • He stood by as baskets of mutton and fish were lowered in together like coffins in a communal grave.
  • 2 (reduce, diminish) [temperature/volume/price] bajar lower your voice baja la voz to lower sb's morale bajarle la moral a algn, desmoralizar* a algn it lowered his resistance to disease le minó or le disminuyó las defensas this lowered him in my estimation esto hizo que bajara or cayera en mi estima

v refl

vi

  • [prices/standards/temperature] bajar
    More example sentences
    • For instance, when Penn State students take off for the holidays, the temperatures in the buildings can be lowered to 55 degrees.
    • The problem isn't merely that standards must be lowered in order for the weaker students to pass.
    • Costs, already greatly reduced, must be lowered even further if the airline is to compete in an increasingly cut-throat word.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of lower in Spanish:

lower3

Pronunciation: /ˈlaʊr; ˈlaʊə(r)/

vi

[literario/literary]
  • 1.1 (darken) [sky] encapotarse; [clouds] amenazar* tormenta 1.2 (frown) fruncir* el ceño to lower at sb fruncirle* el ceño a algn 1.3
    (lowering pres p)
    [sky] encapotado; [expression/look] ceñudo lowering clouds nubes (fpl) que amenazan ( or amenazaban etc) tormenta

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more