Definitions for below
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word below.
below, at a lower place, to a lower place, beneathadverb
in or to a place that is lower
at a later place
(in writing) see below
downstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, belowadverb
on a floor below
"the tenants live downstairs"
"see under for further discussion"
in a lower place.
on a lower storey.
on a lower deck.
lower in spatial position than
The treasure is buried two meters below the ground.
lower in value than
The temperature is below zero.
unsuitable to the rank or dignity of
Such petty behavior is below me.
Etymology: From bilooghe, from bi “by” + looghe “low”.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To men standing below on the ground, those that be on the top of Paul’s, seem much less than they are, and cannot be known; but, to men above, those below seem nothing so much lessened, and may be known. Francis Bacon, Nat. History, №. 205.
The upper regions of the air perceive the collection of the matter of the tempests and winds before the air here below; and therefore the obscuring of the smaller stars, is a sign of tempest following. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 818.
His sultry heat infects the sky;
The ground below is parch’d, the heav’ns above us fry. Dryd.
This said, he led them up the mountain’s brow,
And shews them all the shining fields below. Dryden.
And let no tears from erring pity flow,
For one that’s bless’d above, immortaliz’d below. Edmund Smith, To the Memory of J. Philips.
The fairest child of Jove,
Below for ever sought, and bless’d above. Matthew Prior.
The gladsome ghosts in circling troops attend,
Delight to hover near; and long to know
What bus’ness brought him to the realms below. John Dryden, Æn.
When suff’ring saints aloft in beams shall glow,
And prosp’rous traitors gnash their teeth below. Thomas Tickell.
Etymology: from be and low.
He’ll beat Ausidius’ head below his knee,
And tread upon his neck. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
The noble Venetians think themselves equal at least to the electors of the empire, and but one degree below kings. Joseph Addison, on Italy.
His Idylliums of Theocritus are as much below his Manilius, as the fields are below the stars. Henry Felton, on the Classicks.
’Tis much below me on his throne to sit;
But when I do, you shall petition it. John Dryden, Indian Emp.
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
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
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
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
The opposite of on or 'pon deck. Generally used to distinguish the watch on deck, and those off the watch.
Down, or under something.
Submitted by rinat on April 13, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1115
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2330
Rank popularity for the word 'below' in Adverbs Frequency: #114
The numerical value of below in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of below in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Craft brewers have seen sales improve versus a very challenging 2020, but our midyear survey suggests that they are still below 2019 sales levels in the first half of the year.
When prices of finished panels from Southeast Asia come in below our bill of materials cost, American manufacturers can not compete.
We will probably see one more dip in the second quarter but prices probably won't go below this year's lows.
There are those who say the Aussie should bounce from these levels but my feeling is if it breaks below (a key support) against the kiwi that may be significant.
Many sectors of the eurozone economy have closed completely, and others are operating well below capacity, activity has fallen furthest in Italy and Spain because the restrictions there have been the most draconian.
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- отдолу, южно от, под, надолуBulgarian
- ensota, sotaCatalan, Valencian
- darunter, unten, unterhalbGerman
- κάτω, αποκάτω, μείον, υπόGreek
- malpli ol, sub, sude de, flupost, malsupreEsperanto
- abajo, bajoSpanish
- lõunas, alla, all, allkorrusel, allavoolu, allpoolEstonian
- در زیرPersian
- alla, pakkanen, alle, alavirta, halpa, alapuoli, alhaalla, alakertaFinnish
- en bas, ci-dessous, au-dessousFrench
- faoi, níos lúIrish
- foScottish Gaelic
- alatt, lentHungarian
- ցած, տակ, ներքև, ցածրArmenian
- sotto zeroItalian
- خوارهوه, ژێر, بنKurdish
- subtus, infraLatin
- подолу, јужен, подMacedonian
- poniżej, podPolish
- embaixo, [[a]] [[jusante]] [[de]], abaixo de, [[a]] [[sul]] [[de]], [[menos]] [[de]]/[[que]], abaixoPortuguese
- dedesubt, subRomanian
- южнее, минус, внизу, под, нижеRussian
- ispod, podSerbo-Croatian
- under, nedanför, däck, minus, inunder, nedan, nedom, nedströmsSwedish
- нижче, під, південнішеUkrainian
- phía dướiVietnamese
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