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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

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  1. Alex
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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. Jacob Braude:

    Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.

  2. Ginni Rometty:

    You don't always see us, but you do always rely on us, underneath.

  3. Sven Fraaß:

    Animals do not belong underneath a Christmas tree.

  4. Audrey Hepburn:

    Hypocrisy, is when individuals become abnoxiously contradicting, unrealistically criticizing the government of South Sudan, yet are part of the puzzle underneath the Salva Kiir's regime.

  5. Neeraj Agrawal:

    People see this happen underneath Elon Musk's Twitter account all the time, people have already been introduced to this concept of the giveaway scams.

Images & Illustrations of underneath

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