lower

Definition

adjective
smaller or less high
Examplesa lower rate of interest • Sales were lower in December than in November.
verb
to make something smaller or less expensive
Examplesto lower prices to secure a larger market share • Industrialists have asked the bank to lower interest rates.

"Canadian and European negotiators agreed to a deal under which Canada could keep its quotas but lower its import duties" [Globe and Mail (Toronto)]

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