Below

Definition of Below

Be`low´
prep.1.Under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee.
2.Inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount, price, etc.; lower in quality.
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.
adv.1.In a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower room; beneath.
Lord Marmion waits below.
- Sir W. Scott.
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.
- Dryden.
4.In court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below.
5.In some part or page following.

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