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English definition of “lower”

lower

verb [T] (MOVE)    /ˈləʊ.ər/ US  /ˈloʊ.ɚ/
B2 to move something into a low position: They lowered the coffin into the grave. Heavily pregnant by now, she lowered herself carefully into the chair. He lowered his eyes (= looked down) in embarrassment when he saw me.Raising and lowering
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