What does below mean?

Definitions for below
bɪˈloʊbe·low

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word below.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. below, at a lower place, to a lower place, beneathadverb

    in or to a place that is lower

  2. belowadverb

    at a later place

    "see below"

  3. below, infraadverb

    (in writing) see below

    "vide infra"

  4. downstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, belowadverb

    on a floor below

    "the tenants live downstairs"

  5. under, belowadverb

    further down

    "see under for further discussion"

Wiktionary

  1. belowadverb

    in a lower place.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  2. belowadverb

    on a lower storey.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  3. belowadverb

    further down.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  4. belowadverb

    on a lower deck.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  5. belowadverb

    below zero.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  6. belowpreposition

    lower in spatial position than

    The treasure is buried two meters below the ground.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  7. belowpreposition

    lower in value than

    The temperature is below zero.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  8. belowpreposition

    downstream of

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  9. belowpreposition

    south of

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  10. belowpreposition

    unsuitable to the rank or dignity of

    Such petty behavior is below me.

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

  11. belowpreposition

    downstage of

    Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Below

    under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee

  2. Below

    inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount, price, etc.; lower in quality

  3. Below

    unworthy of; unbefitting; beneath

  4. Belowadverb

    in a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower room; beneath

  5. Belowadverb

    on the earth, as opposed to the heavens

  6. Belowadverb

    in hell, or the regions of the dead

  7. Belowadverb

    in court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below

  8. Belowadverb

    in some part or page following

Freebase

  1. Below

    Below is a 2002 World War II horror film directed by David Twohy. It was written by Lucas Sussman, Darren Aronofsky and David Twohy, and stars Bruce Greenwood, Olivia Williams, Matthew Davis, Holt McCallany, Scott Foley, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Flemyng and Dexter Fletcher. It was filmed on location in Lake Michigan and at Pinewood Studios.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Below

    be-lō′, prep. beneath in place, rank, or quality: underneath: not worthy of.—adv. in a lower place: (fig.) on earth, or in hell, as opposed to heaven. [Pfx. be-, and adj. Low.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. below

    The opposite of on or 'pon deck. Generally used to distinguish the watch on deck, and those off the watch.

Editors Contribution

  1. Below

    Down, or under something.

    Submitted by rinat on April 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1115

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2330

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Adverbs Frequency: #114

Anagrams for below »

  1. bowel, elbow

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of below in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of below in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of below in a Sentence

  1. Mike Amey:

    We do think the BoE would cut rates in the event of a Brexit, to zero (but not below), for other central banks, we do not see a Brexit as a systemic event so we doubt other central banks would have to respond directly to any market fallout.

  2. Mary Daly:

    Inflation has been below our target for a long time, complacency can go both ways and it's important to be vigilant on both sides of the target, not just on the upside but also on the downside.

  3. Chris Wightman:

    The key from the payrolls today is not only the print but also whether there is also a revision to last month's weak number, and everyone is going to look whether we see below 5 percent (for overall unemployment rate).

  4. Gift Gugu Mona:

    There is nothing above or below you, which God does not know.

  5. Richard Freund:

    In order to build the Great Synagogue in the 17th and 18th centuries they dug down two floors below the level of the street to give the worshippers in the synagogue the experience of a vaulted five story building even though the building appeared from the outside as only a three story building.

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