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lower

verb  /ˈloʊ·ər/ us  

lower verb (SMALLER THAN USUAL)

[I/T] to reduce something, or to become less: [T] They lowered the asking price of their house. [T] Please lower your voice (= speak more softly).

lower verb (NOT HIGH)

[T] to let or bring someone or something down, or make something less high: She lowered the blinds to block out the afternoon sun.
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