Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lour

3 senses of lour

Sense 1
lower, lour -- (set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations")
       => devalue -- (lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting")

Sense 2
turn down, lower, lour -- (make lower or quieter; "turn down the volume of a radio")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 3
frown, glower, lour, lower -- (look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval)
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

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