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. Jason Potts:

    Trust in sending that person down below the water line to accomplish the mission, to repair a ship, you consider the fact that we send our divers down to replace 55,000-pound propellers on a submarine, and we send that submarine to sea to go out and support our combatant commanders on that one person's or two people's word that that ship is ready to go. That's an immense amount of trust.

  2. Sebastien Szcezpaniak:

    Direct-to-consumer can work for niche, premium products, like grooming products, but it is less possible when it comes to a $3 KitKat bar, the only way to do good online business with products that are below $10 is to be part of a monthly basket.

  3. John Mackenzie:

    I suspect that failing a pickup in Chinese demand, prices will need to fall to below $2 a pound ($4,400 a tonne) for meaningful cutbacks to balance the market.

  4. Hannah Cunliffe:

    There is lots of negative news from China, North Korea and indeed almost all of the emerging markets... After last year's good performance we were bound to see a pull-back. Companies will remain cautious in their outlook when they present Oct – Dec 2015 earnings, the Nikkei will trade below its 2015 high for most of this year.

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The cat that laughs is crazy. Man who does not laugh is below. (Le chat qui rit est un fou. - Homme qui ne rit est dessous.)

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