Lower vs Trouser - What's the difference?

lower | trouser |

As verbs the difference between lower and trouser

is that lower is to let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down or lower can be while trouser is (transitive|british|ireland|informal) to put money into one's trouser pocket; to pocket.

As an adjective lower

is (low).

As an adverb lower

is .

As a noun trouser is

(used attributively as a modifier) of or relating to trousers.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Etymology 1

From (low) +


  • (low)
  • bottom; more towards the bottom than the middle of an object
  • (geology, of strata or geological time periods) older
  • Antonyms
    * (more low) higher * (bottom) upper * (older) upper


  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To let descend by its own weight, as something suspended; to let down
  • lower a bucket into a well
    to lower a sail of a boat
  • to pull down
  • to lower a flag
    Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. .
  • To reduce the height of
  • lower a fence or wall
    lower a chimney or turret
  • To depress as to direction
  • lower the aim of a gun
  • To make less elevated
  • to lower one's ambition, aspirations, or hopes
  • To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
  • lower the temperature
    lower one's vitality
    lower distilled liquors
  • To bring down; to humble
  • lower one's pride
  • (reflexive) (lower oneself ) To humble oneself; to do something one considers to be beneath one's dignity.
  • I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
  • To reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.
  • lower the price of goods
    lower the interest rate
  • To fall; to sink; to grow less; to diminish; to decrease
  • The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
  • To decrease in value, amount, etc.
  • Synonyms
    * bring down * shorten * * reduce * reduce, turn down * * be humble * cut, reduce * die off, drop, fall, fall off, shrink * become/get smaller, become/get lower, lessen, reduce

    Etymology 2


    (en verb)
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    (en noun)
  • (used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to trousers.
  • trouser leg
  • (in clothing retail and fashion) A pair of trousers.
  • And this is our linen trouser , sir.

    Usage notes

    * Outside the clothing retail and fashion industries, the use of the noun (term) to refer to a pair of trousers is rare, and often considered pretentious.

    Derived terms

    * in the trouser department * trouser pocket * trouser snake


    (en verb)
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To put money into one's trouser pocket; to pocket.
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To legally remove funds from an organization for personal use.
  • (transitive, British, Ireland, informal) To secretively steal an item or money for personal use.
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  • Anagrams

    * routers