- below, especially when used in referring to parts of a text.
Origin of infra
1730–40; < Latin infrā; cf. under
- a prefix meaning “below,” used, with second elements of any origin, in the formation of compound words: infrasonic; infrared.
Origin of infra-
< Latin, representing infrā, adv. or preposition
[oo t in-frah; English uht in-fruh]
- as (stated or shown) below: used in a book, text, etc.
[wee-de in-frah; English vahy-dee in-fruh, vee-]
- see below (used especially to refer a reader to parts of a text).
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Examples from the Web for infra
One proclamation stated that no one was to say that it was infra dig.The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's
A. Mildred Cable
As was done in the case of Solomon Mosely, spoken of infra, p.
The word has another and more particular signification, as infra sl.Hindu Law and Judicature
A table of the chronology so far as it can be ascertained is furnished, infra.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
See Marshall's defense of the County Court system, infra, 491.The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
- (esp in textual annotation) below; further on
- below; beneath; afterinfrasonic; infralapsarian
from Latin infrā
- as below
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Word Origin and History for infra
"under, below, further on," from Latin infra (see infra-).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Inferior to, below, or beneath:infrasonic.
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