Definitions for beneathbɪˈniθ, -ˈnið
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in or to a lower position; below.
beneath the same roof.
farther down than:
The drawer beneath the top one.
lower down on a slope than:
beneath the crest of a hill.
less important than; inferior to, as in rank or power:
A captain is beneath a major.
below the level or dignity of:
behavior beneath contempt.
Origin of beneath:
bef. 900; ME benethe, OE beneothan <be-be - +neothan below
below, at a lower place, to a lower place, beneath(adverb)
in or to a place that is lower
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
in a position below sth
buried beneath the snow
not good or important enough for sb
She thinks doing housework is beneath her.
in a position below
The rock sunk to the sand beneath.
below or underneath
to a lower position
covered up or concealed by something
Origin: From benethe, from beneoþan, from bī-niþana, from ni-. Cognate with benedden, beneden, benieden. Compare also neden, and nedan. See also nether.
lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; hence, at the foot of
under, in relation to something that is superior, or that oppresses or burdens
lower in rank, dignity, or excellence than; as, brutes are beneath man; man is beneath angels in the scale of beings. Hence: Unworthy of; unbecoming
in a lower place; underneath
below, as opposed to heaven, or to any superior region or position; as, in earth beneath
Beneath is a sraight-to-DVD thriller-horror film co-produced in a first time partnership between Paramount Classics and MTV Films. The film is directed by the newcomer Dagen Merrill, who co-wrote the script with Kevin Burke, and the list of producers include Sean Covel and Chris Wyatt, as well as Troy Craig Poon. In Paramount Classics's first horror movie, which marks the company's expansion from acquisitions into the production arena, the cast includes Nora Zehetner and Matthew Settle. Shooting started 2005 in Vancouver, the film was released on DVD August 7, 2007. It was the first direct-to-video title produced by MTV Films.
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Translations for beneath
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in a lower position than; under; below
beneath the floorboards; beneath her coat.
- sobPortuguese (BR)
- pod; vespod; doleCzech
- nedenfor; nedenunderDanish
- κάτω απόGreek
- bajo, debajo (de)Spanish
- sous, au-dessous deFrench
- alatt, aláHungarian
- di bawahIndonesian
- undir, (beint) fyrir neðanIcelandic
- …의 밑(아래)에Korean
- apakšā; zemLatvian
- di bawahMalay
- (neden)under, nedenforNorwegian
- لاندی، کوزPashto
- sub, dedesubtulRomanian
- pod, naspoduSlovak
- under, nedanförSwedish
- ข้างล่าง; อยู่ใต้Thai
- altında, altınaTurkish
- 在...下方Chinese (Trad.)
- нижче; підUkrainian
- 在...下方Chinese (Simp.)
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