Meaning of “below” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb, preposition us uk /bɪˈləʊ/
Extra Examples
The sun sank below the horizon.The table below shows the results of the experiment.Please complete and detach the form below and return it to the school.Last night the temperature dropped to below freezing.Temperatures plunged below zero.

A1 in a lower position than someone or something else:

He could hear people shouting below his window.
Send your answers to the address below (= lower on the page or on a later page).

B1 less than an amount or level:

The temperature there rarely drops below 22°C.
His work is below average.

lower in rank:

Monica is a grade below me.

(Definition of “below” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)