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Meaning of BELOW

Pronunciation:  bi'low

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  at a later place; "see below"
  2. [adv]  in or to a place that is lower
  3. [adv]  on a floor below; "the tenants live downstairs"
  4. [adv]  (in writing) see below; "vide infra"
  5. [adv]  further down; "see under for further discussion"

BELOW is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: at a lower place, beneath, down the stairs, downstairs, infra, on a lower floor, to a lower place, under
 Antonyms: above, higher up, in a higher place, on a higher floor, supra, to a higher place, up the stairs, upstairs



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Be*low"\, prep. [Pref. be- by + low.]
    1. Under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below
       the moon; below the knee. --Shak.
    2. Inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount,
       price, etc.; lower in quality. ``One degree below kings.''
    3. Unworthy of; unbefitting; beneath.
             They beheld, with a just loathing and disdain, . . .
             how below all history the persons and their actions
             were.                                 --Milton.
             Who thinks no fact below his regard.  --Hallam.
    Syn: Underneath; under; beneath.
  2. \Be*low"\, adv.
    1. In a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower
       room; beneath.
             Lord Marmion waits below.             --Sir W.
    2. On the earth, as opposed to the heavens.
             The fairest child of Jove below.      --Prior.
    3. In hell, or the regions of the dead.
             What business brought him to the realms below.
    4. In court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the
       trial below. --Wheaton.
    5. In some part or page following.
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