What does underneath mean?

Definitions for underneath
ˌʌn dərˈniθ, -ˈniðun·der·neath

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underneath(adverb)

    on the lower or downward side; on the underside of

    "a chest of drawers all scratched underneath"

  2. underneath(adverb)

    under or below an object or a surface; at a lower place or level; directly beneath

    "we could see the original painting underneath"; "a house with a good foundation underneath"

Wiktionary

  1. underneath(Noun)

    The part under or lower.

    The underneath of the aircraft was painted blue.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  2. underneath(Noun)

    A background radio sound track played during a specific announcement or program.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  3. underneath(Adverb)

    On the underside or lower face of.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  4. underneath(Adverb)

    Below; in a place beneath.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  5. underneath(Adjective)

    Under, lower.

    You can have the underneath bunk.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  6. underneath(Preposition)

    Under, below, beneath.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  7. underneath(Preposition)

    Under the control or power of.

    There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underneath(adverb)

    beneath; below; in a lower place; under; as, a channel underneath the soil

  2. Underneath

    under; beneath; below

Freebase

  1. Underneath

    Underneath is the sixth album by American pop rock group Hanson. It was released in 2004 by 3CG Records. It is the band's first release on their own independent record label.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underneath

    un-dėr-nēth′, adv. beneath: below: in a lower place.—prep. under: beneath.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'underneath' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2154

How to pronounce underneath?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say underneath in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underneath in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underneath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of underneath in a Sentence

  1. Larry Yepez:

    I could feel his strength. I felt like a little rag doll underneath him.

  2. Missouri State Trooper Jim Thuss:

    I climbed inside, undid her seat belt and asked if she was OK, she said she was hurting but I told her I had to get her out of there. I grabbed her underneath her arms and around the shoulders and pulled her across the console and out of the car.

  3. Oliver White:

    These are big mountains with a large hole in their summit, and on Earth that generally means one thing -- a volcano, if they are volcanic, then the summit depression would likely have formed via collapse as material is erupted from underneath.

  4. Patrick Reed:

    I've put myself in position and have put some solid rounds together, I just haven't quite put four out there yet at the same time, i feel like I'm really close. I feel like I've got the bag where I feel really comfortable and confident with it, and now it's just get some more reps (golf) underneath me and just kind of get ready for Augusta.

  5. Philip Hobbs:

    I got there and saw this amazing sky, I could see what was going to happen but I just needed a horse, luckily one was exercising so I grabbed the rider and asked if I could do the picture. I was lying underneath this ridge, shooting up at the sky and just waiting for it to walk by.

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