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BELOW, preposition [be and low] Under in place; beneath; not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee.

1. Inferior in rank, excellence or dignity.

2. Unworthy of; unbefitting.

BELOW, adverb In a lower place, with respect to any object; as, the heavens above and the earth below

1. On the earth, as opposed to the heavens.

The fairest child of Jove below

2. In hell, or the region of the dead; as the realms below

3. In a court of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below