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  1. Under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount, price, etc.; lower in quality. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Unworthy of; unbefitting; beneath. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Under in place; beneath; not so high; lower (than) in rank or excellence; lower in value, price, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Beneath in place or rank: not worthy of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Beneath; under; lower than; inferior to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Beneath in place; inferior in rank or excellence; unworthy of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. In a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower room; beneath. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. On the earth, as opposed to the heavens. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. In hell, or the regions of the dead. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. In court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. In some part or page following. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. In a lower place; on the earth; in hell, or the regions of the dead; in a lower rank or grade; under. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. In a lower place: (fig.) on earth or in hell, as opposed to heaven. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. In a lower place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. In or to a lower place; farther down; on earth; in Hades or in hell. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. In a lower place; on earth; in bell or in the regions of the dead; in an inferior court. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for below

  1. There was no wind below – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. " Dr. Bates is below sir," said the maid. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
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