There are 3 main translations of lower in Spanish:

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lower 1

American English: /ˈloʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈləʊə/

adjective

  • 2 (before noun) 2.1 (spatially, numerically)
    (jaw)
    (lip)
    de abajo
    lower age limit
    edad (feminine) mínima
    lower arm they live on the lower floor
    viven en el piso de abajo
    2.2 (in rank, importance)
    (rank/echelons)
    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)
    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 (Geography) 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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lower 2
American English: /ˈloʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈləʊə/

transitive verb

  • 1 (let down)
    (blind/ceiling)
    (flag/sail)
    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
    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)
    lower your voice to lower somebody's morale
    bajarle la moral a alguien
    desmoralizar a alguien
    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

reflexive verb

  • to lower oneself
    rebajarse

intransitive verb

  • (prices/standards/temperature)
    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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lower 3
American English: /ˈlaʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈlaʊə/

intransitive verb

[literary]
  • 1.1 (darken)
    (clouds)
    amenazar tormenta
    1.2 (frown)
    fruncir el ceño
    to lower at somebody
    fruncirle el ceño a alguien
    1.3
    also: lowering present participle
    (expression/look)
    lowering clouds
    nubes (feminine plural) que amenazan ( or amenazaban etc) tormenta

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