Hypertext Webster Gateway: "below"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Below \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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Below \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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv 1: in or to a place that is lower [syn: {at a lower place}, {to
a lower place}, {beneath}] [ant: {above}]
2: at a later place; "see below" [ant: {above}]
3: (in writing) see below; "vide infra" [syn: {infra}]
4: on a floor below; "the tenants live downstairs" [syn: {downstairs},
{down the stairs}, {on a lower floor}] [ant: {upstairs}]
5: further down; "see under for further discussion" [syn: {under}]

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