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low

2 adverb
     
low2 comparative lower, superlative lowest
1 in or to a low position or level:
He bent low over the engine.
She pulled her hat low down over her eyes.
I had the radio on low.
2 near the ground or the bottom of something:
That plane's flying too low!
There was a hole low down in the hedge.
3 if you play or sing musical notes low, you play or sing them with deep notes:
Sing those bars an octave lower.
4

be brought low

old-fashioned to become much less rich or important

➔ search/look high and low

at high2 (6)

➔ lay somebody low

at lay2 (20)

➔ lie low

at lie1 (7)

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