What does Underground mean?

Definitions for Underground
ˈʌn dərˈgraʊnd; -ˌgraʊndUnder·ground

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Underground.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. underground, resistancenoun

    a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

  2. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subwayadjective

    an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

    "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"

  3. belowground, undergroundadjective

    under the level of the ground

    "belowground storage areas"; "underground caverns"

  4. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, undergroundadverb

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

  5. undergroundadverb

    in or into hiding or secret operation

    "the organization was driven underground"

  6. undergroundadverb

    beneath the surface of the earth

    "water flowing underground"

Wiktionary

  1. undergroundnoun

    An underground railway.

  2. undergroundnoun

    A movement or organisation of people who resist political convention.

  3. undergroundnoun

    A movement or organisation of people who resist artistic convention.

  4. undergroundverb

    To route electricity distribution cables underground

  5. undergroundadverb

    Below the ground.

    The tunnel goes underground at this point.

  6. undergroundadverb

    Secretly.

  7. undergroundadjective

    Below the ground; below the surface of the Earth.

    There is an underground tunnel that takes you across the river.

  8. undergroundadjective

    Hidden, furtive, secretive.

    These criminals operate through an underground network.

  9. undergroundadjective

    Of music, art, etc, outside the mainstream.

  10. Undergroundnoun

    The London Underground.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undergroundnoun

    the place or space beneath the surface of the ground; subterranean space

  2. Undergroundadjective

    being below the surface of the ground; as, an underground story or apartment

  3. Undergroundadjective

    done or occurring out of sight; secret

  4. Undergroundadverb

    beneath the surface of the earth

Freebase

  1. Underground

    Underground is a 1995 award-winning film directed by Emir Kusturica with a screenplay by Dušan Kovačević. It is also known by the subtitle Once Upon a Time There Was a Country, which was the title of the 5-hour mini-series shown on Serbian RTS television. The film uses the epic story of two friends to portray and satirize Yugoslav history from the beginning of World War II until the beginning of Yugoslav Wars. The film was an international co-production with companies from FR Yugoslavia, France, Germany and Hungary. The theatrical version is 163 minutes long. In interviews, Kusturica stated that his original version ran for over 320 minutes, and that he was forced to cut it by co-producers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underground

    un′dėr-grownd, adj. under the surface of the ground.—n. that which is underground.—v.t. to place underground.—adv. Underground′, beneath the surface of the earth.

Rap Dictionary

  1. undergroundadjective

    Non-mainstream. Usually refers to music, especially from unsigned artists. "Underground since the Fu-Schnickens..." -- Obie Trice (Obie Trice Skit)

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Underground' in Adjectives Frequency: #962

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Underground in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Underground in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Underground in a Sentence

  1. Mohammed Rehman:

    Westfield shopping center or London underground? Any advice would be appreciated greatly.

  2. Spencer Cox:

    We have to conserve water better, we have to use less water. ... We have water restrictions across the state, we have to store more water. The people that settled these arid mountain valleys and western states knew that. We're not doing a great job of that anymore. I'm grateful that in this bipartisan infrastructure push there is money for that type of infrastructure, storing water above ground and underground as well will make a big difference.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Science is a seagull, it knows the sky; it is a squirrel, it knows the forest; it is a mole, it knows the underground; it is a dolphin, it knows the ocean! Science is a multi-talented creature!

  4. Albert Einstein:

    Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.

  5. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones:

    The underground economy is not a victimless crime, by underreporting payroll, paying employees under the table and committing workers' compensation insurance fraud, these employers cheat the system and leave their employees at risk.

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Translations for Underground

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  • subterraniCatalan, Valencian
  • podzemníCzech
  • Untergrundorganisation, Untergrund, unterirdisch, heimlich, geheimGerman
  • λαθραίος, υπόγειος, μυστικός, υπόγειαGreek
  • subteraEsperanto
  • subterráneo, movimiento clandestino, organización clandestinaSpanish
  • underground, maanalainen, vastarintaliikeFinnish
  • organisation clandestine, souterrain, résistance, mouvement clandestin, underground, clandestin, mouvement d'avant-gardeFrench
  • baixo terraGalician
  • भूमिगतHindi
  • ընդհատակArmenian
  • bawah tanahIndonesian
  • neðanjarðarIcelandic
  • clandestino, organizzazione clandestina, underground, sottoterra, resistenza, sotterraneo, movimento clandestinoItalian
  • 秘密, 地下, アングラ, 不法Japanese
  • подземен, андерграунд, потаен, подземјеMacedonian
  • ondergrondsDutch
  • łeeyiʼNavajo, Navaho
  • podziemny, ruch oporu, podziemiePolish
  • resistência, subterrâneo, clandestino, submundo, secretoPortuguese
  • mișcare clandestină, subteran, organizație clandestinăRomanian
  • подполье, андеграунд, андерграунд, подпольный, подземныйRussian
  • potajno, podzemno, podzeman, prikrivenoSerbo-Croatian
  • underjordiskSwedish
  • אונטערגרונטYiddish

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