Antonyms of verb lower

1 of 5 senses of lower

Sense 1
lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down -- (move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf")
       Antonym of raise (Sense 2)
      => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

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

5 senses of lower

Sense 1
lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down -- (move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
lower, lour -- (set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations")
       => devalue -- (lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting")

Sense 3
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 4
lower, depress -- (cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
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")

Antonyms of adj lowered

1 sense of lowered

Sense 1
lowered (vs. raised) -- (below the surround or below the normal position; "with lowered eyes")

raised (vs. lowered) -- (located or moved above the surround or above the normal position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows")
        => elevated -- (raised above the ground; "an elevated platform")
        => up -- (open; "the windows are up")
        => upraised, lifted -- (held up in the air; "stood with arms upraised"; "her upraised flag")

Similarity of adj lowered

1 sense of lowered

Sense 1
lowered (vs. raised) -- (below the surround or below the normal position; "with lowered eyes")
       => down -- (shut; "the shades were down")

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