Adjective "below average" definition and examples



1. in or toward a lower place: Look out below!

2. on, in, or toward a lower level, as a lower deck of a ship: The captain of the ship went below.

3. beneath the surface of the water: Divers were sent below to view the wreck.

4. on earth: the fate of creatures here below.

5. in hell or the infernal regions.

6. at a later point on a page or in a text: See the illustration below. Compare above (def 5).

7. in a lower rank or grade: He was demoted to the class below. |-