What does under- mean?

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  1. under-(Prefix)

    Under (in any sense): insufficient, insufficiently, below what is correct; subordinate to; beneath or behind.

  2. Origin: From under, from nter-, akin to under "between, among, in the presence of", untar "between, among", Latin inter "between, among". More at inter-.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of under- in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of under- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ernest Hemingway:

    Grace under Pressure.

  2. Hunter Biden:

    We were always under his wing.

  3. Jitendra Singh:

    The situation is under control.

  4. Ernest Hemingway:

    Courage is grace under pressure.

  5. Romanian Proverb:

    Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.

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