What does lowering mean?

Definitions for lowering
ˈlaʊ ər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊər ɪŋlow·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lowering(noun)

    the act of causing to become less

  2. lowering, letting down(adj)

    the act of causing something to move to a lower level

  3. heavy, lowering, sullen, threatening(adj)

    darkened by clouds

    "a heavy sky"


  1. lowering(Noun)

    The act of something being lowered.

  2. lowering(Adjective)

    That lowers or frowns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lowering

    of Lower

  2. Lowering

    of Lower

  3. Lowering(adj)

    dark and threatening; gloomy; sullen; as, lowering clouds or sky

How to pronounce lowering?

  1. Alex
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How to say lowering in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lowering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lowering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lowering in a Sentence

  1. An IMF spokeswoman:

    The IMF supports the Tunisian authorities' economic program to reduce macroeconomic imbalances, including by strengthening external competitiveness, reducing inflation, and lowering debt, and to improve job-creating growth prospects through structural reforms.

  2. Bill Cassidy:

    We are going to protect those with pre-existing conditions, but we will do it by lowering premiums, and not by giving crumby coverage, but rather by having adequate coverage.

  3. Mayor Rahm Emanuel:

    After years of our academic gains, now is not the time to shortchange our children by eliminating evaluations for tens of thousands of employees or lowering teachers' performance standards.

  4. Liffert Vogt:

    When a patient is already treated with a blood pressure lowering drug, NSAIDs should be avoided, the negative effects of NSAIDs on the kidneys can be explained by their effects on blood pressure control.

  5. Lisa Shalett:

    Lowering rates isn't really going to solve what ails this economy.

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