LOWER, v.t. [from low.]

1. To cause to descend; to let down; to take or bring down; as, to lower the main-sail of a sloop.

2. To suffer to sink downwards.

3. To bring down; to reduce or humble; as, to lower the pride of man.

4. To lessen; to diminish; to reduce, as value or amount; as, to lower the price or value of goods, or the rate of interest.

LOWER, v.i. To fall; to sink; to grow less.