There are 3 main translations of lower in Spanish

: lower1lower2lower3

lower1

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊə//ˈloʊ(ə)r/

adjective

  • 1

    comp of low
  • 2

    • 2.1(spatially, numerically)

      (jaw) inferior
      (lip) de abajo
      (lip) inferior
      lower age limit edad mínima feminine
      • lower arm antebrazo
      • they live on the lower floor viven en el piso de abajo
      • Resuscitation may have dislodged it and allowed minute food particles to pass into the lower respiratory tract.
      • The proposal for a new building had a more plausible scale and circulation pattern in a somewhat lower structure.

    • 2.2(in rank, importance)

      (rank/echelons) inferior
      (rank/echelons) más bajo
      the lower chamber/Lower House la cámara baja
      • (in UK) the lower school los tres o cuatro primeros años en un colegio de enseñanza media

    • 2.3

      (apes/mammals/life-forms) inferior

  • 3

    Geography
    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

There are 3 main translations of lower in Spanish

: lower1lower2lower3

lower2

bajar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈloʊ(ə)r//ˈləʊə/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (let down)
    (ceiling/blind) bajar
    (sail/flag) bajar
    (sail/flag) 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 / los ojos
    • The national red-and-white flag was then lowered to half-mast.
    • Mules, lowered by rope down the narrow shaft into the mine, were used in the early mining operations.
    • He lowered his hand, moving his focus to the paints and pencils and brushes that had been forgotten for so long.
    • Villagers cheered as the building was lowered by crane off a flatbed lorry.
    • He stood by as baskets of mutton and fish were lowered in together like coffins in a communal grave.
    • A white disc is lowered into the water until it can no longer be seen.
    • He gently lowered his head and rested it on the cold glass.
    • So ski patrollers finally slid along the cables, fitted the passengers with harnesses and lowered them to the ground one by one.
    • Mona stood still as the casket was lowered slowly into the ground.
    • As they watched, screens lowered from the ceiling to show the battle.
    • Everyone watched in silence as the Stars and Stripes and the Union flag were lowered to half-mast.
    • The new sonar is carefully lowered by crane into the water.
    • In Germany flags were lowered to half-mast at federal buildings.
    • A mere glance upwards at a bright lamp caused it to lower from the domed ceiling.
    • Amidst the drizzle and the strong winds, the box was lowered into the water.
    • The first panel had been lowered into place and was being anchored.
    • 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 turned to tap on his laptop and a plasma screen lowered from the ceiling.
    • He gently lowered her head from his shoulder onto the pillow and got off the bed.
    • The eagle touched down, and the platform slowly lowered down to the ground.
  • 2

    (reduce, diminish)
    (volume/price/temperature) bajar
    lower your voice baja la voz
    • to lower sb's morale bajarle la moral a algn
    • it lowered his resistance to disease le minó / le disminuyó las defensas
    • this lowered him in my estimation esto hizo que bajara / cayera en mi estima
    • But they may have to be lowered later to prevent the rest of the economy sliding back into recession.
    • Then I remembered where we were and lowered my voice again to a whisper.
    • The move was meant to lower prices and encourage the building of more power plants.
    • The announcement regarding the move to lower its debt is expected to be accompanied by confirmation that it is to make job cuts across the group to cut costs.
    • When countries like Korea moved to lower their interest rates their currencies appreciated.
    • The second act has him lowering his own moral standards to do what proves necessary to survive.
    • Each concluded that department standards had been lowered.
    • The temperature can gradually be lowered but should never be allowed to fall below 45 degrees.
    • Stronger signals, reduction in congestion and lowering the drop call rate are on the agenda.
    • Once completed the speed limit will be lowered from 40 mph to 30 mph.
    • The Fed lowered its overnight bank lending rate to 1.25 percent, the lowest since 1961, in November.
    • That is something the Executive has refused to do, on the grounds it would lower esteem for children from broken homes.
    • Workers initially demanded a 24 percent wage increase which union officials lowered to 20 percent.
    • Costs, already greatly reduced, must be lowered even further if the airline is to compete in an increasingly cut-throat word.
    • Cost is still an important part of the equation, but technology can lower costs without any need to move offshore.
    • We've seen tremendous moves made toward lowering the tension there.
    • 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.
    • Her voice lowered to a substantial degree, as if she spoke of something resentful.
    • A tear glimmered and her voice lowered to a mere whisper.

reflexive verb

  • 1

    to lower oneself rebajarse

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (standards/prices/temperature) bajar

There are 3 main translations of lower in Spanish

: lower1lower2lower3

lower3

encapotarse, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈlaʊ(ə)r//ˈlaʊə/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (darken)
    (sky) encapotarse
    (clouds) amenazar tormenta
  • 2

    (frown)
    fruncir el ceño
    to lower at sb fruncirle el ceño a algn
  • 3lowering pres p

    (sky) encapotado
    (look/expression) ceñudo
    lowering clouds (feminine plural) nubes que amenazan (/ amenazaban etc. ) tormenta