1. Below means lower in number or degree than.
Your body temperature is ninety-seven degrees; it is below normal, which is ninety-eight point six.
2. Below can mean lower in rank or level than.
In our company the supervisors are below the directors.
Our offices are on the fourth floor; theirs are below ours, on the third floor.
3. Below can mean farther along than.
There is a picnic ground just below the bridge.
below the belt—unfairly, not according to the rules
He pretended to be her friend, then applied for her job. That was really below the belt.
Rules to play Equestrianism
Responsibilities of judges
Officials exercise exceptional authority, which in turn requires them to assume
exceptional responsibilities. Their overall effectiveness, no matter what their
particular duties, depends not only on their technical competence and intimate
knowledge of the rules, but also on their maturity of judgement, self control, flexibility
and basic fairness and integrity. Beyond this, all officials must be scrupulously careful
to guard against any appearance or actuality of interest. In all questionable cases it is
always wiser to acknowledge a possible source of a conflict and stand aside rather
than permit suspicions to gain strength.