- below [bi lō′]adv., adj.[see BE- & LOW1]1. in or to a lower place; beneath2. in a lower place on the page or on a later page (of a book, etc.)3. in or to hell4. on earth5. on or to a lower floor or deck6. in or to a lesser rank, amount, etc.7. at a temperature lower than zero [it reached 13 below]prep.1. lower than, as in position, rank, or worth2. unworthy of [it is below her to say that]
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.