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Below - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Below' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Below [ adv.]
- In a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower room; beneath.
- On the earth, as opposed to the heavens.
- In hell, or the regions of the dead.
- In court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below.
- In some part or page following.
2 . Below [ prep.]
- Under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee.
- Inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount, price, etc.; lower in quality.
- Unworthy of; unbefitting; beneath.

Meaning of 'Below' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . below [ r]
Meaning (1):
- (in writing) at a later place
Example in sentence:
  • see below;
  • vide infra
Meaning (2):
- further down
Example in sentence:
  • see under for further discussion
Meaning (3):
- on a floor below
Example in sentence:
  • the tenants live downstairs