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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underneathadverb

    on the lower or downward side; on the underside of

    "a chest of drawers all scratched underneath"

  2. underneathadverb

    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. underneathnoun

    The part under or lower.

    The underneath of the aircraft was painted blue.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  2. underneathnoun

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

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  3. underneathadverb

    On the underside or lower face of.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  4. underneathadverb

    Below; in a place beneath.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  5. underneathadjective

    Under, lower.

    You can have the underneath bunk.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  6. underneathpreposition

    Under, below, beneath.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

  7. underneathpreposition

    Under the control or power of.

    There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.

    Etymology: underneoþan, ultimately from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underneathadverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Claire Hockridge:

    During the day, the group dug a hole underneath the car to stay cool and then slept in the vehicle at night, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported. During that time period, the trio survived on six liters of water, 10 cans of iced vodka, a packet of biscuitsand some beef noodles. After running out of supplies, they left a note on the car and made their way to the watering hole. In this image made from video, an advertisement for the campsite line the roadside where a woman was found after being stranded in the Alice Springs area in the central Australian Outback. ( Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP) Tamra McBeath-Riley said Tamra McBeath-Riley decided to stay at the waterhole with Tamra McBeath-Riley Staffordshire terrierbecause Tamra McBeath-Riley did not think the dog would survive a walk to the Stuart Highway, which connects Australias north and south coasts. The group of women did not know if anyone was looking for them. When the helicopter found me, I thought that Claire Hockridge and Phu Tran had reached Stuart Highway, stuart Highway was Stuart Highway. So to find thats not the case is worrying.

  2. Director Ridley Scott:

    NASA now knows that there is a massive glacier and therefore several massive glaciers of pure water underneath the sand on Mars, so one does ask the question - 'a billion years ago, was Mars like us'?

  3. Rashelle Rehms:

    She said she needed her pants off, so I took those off for her and I noticed the baby was crowning. So I asked her to lift her hips so I could put the towels underneath her hips, and as soon as she lifted her hips, the baby came right out.

  4. Robert McIntyre:

    Nothing is nailed into the tree. So there's a tripod that we strap to the tree and the feet of this tripod are made of neoprene, so they mold to the bark. So once you've taken the step down, there's no sign it was ever up. And it doesn't bruise the tree underneath the bark.

  5. Jennifer Solomon:

    In theory, it should protect you. But I am still concerned because whenever you put your body underneath that much stress— and if you limit the blood supply to those areas— I think there is a risk for frostbite.

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