underneath

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Old English underneoþan (underneath), ultimately from Proto-Germanic

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AdverbEdit

underneath (not comparable)

  1. Below; in a place beneath.

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  1. On the underside or lower face of.

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PrepositionEdit

underneath

  1. Under, below, beneath.
    Underneath the water, all was calm.
    We flew underneath the bridge.
    We looked underneath the table.
  2. Under the control or power of.
    There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.

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AdjectiveEdit

underneath (not comparable)

  1. Under, lower.
    You can have the underneath bunk.

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NounEdit

underneath (usually uncountable, plural underneaths)

  1. The part under or lower.
    The underneath of the aircraft was painted blue.
  2. A background radio sound track played during a specific announcement or program.
    • 2009, Jay Trachtenberg (radio host), KUT-FM Radio, Austin, Texas, 17 Dec.:
      The underneath is music from the latest album by [...].

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 16:47