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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.

  2. underneathnoun

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

  3. underneathadverb

    On the underside or lower face of.

  4. underneathadverb

    Below; in a place beneath.

  5. underneathadjective

    Under, lower.

    You can have the underneath bunk.

  6. underneathpreposition

    Under, below, beneath.

  7. underneathpreposition

    Under the control or power of.

    There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.

  8. 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

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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. Alma Shelton:

    I can almost guarantee you there’s mold underneath and she’s been living in this and eventually it’s going to make her ill.

  2. Matthew Menz:

    If the van breaks out from underneath him, I don't have any control of this thing, wherever your officers are I'd appreciate if they get in front of him and stop him.

  3. Collin Koh:

    The possibility of it having fallen underneath its maximum diving depth thereby leading to the implosion of the submarine will have to be considered.

  4. John McSweeney from Terry Lifts:

    If a pet or child was playing underneath the lift, you've got a safety bottom with micro-switches all over that safety bottom. So as soon as it comes in contact with any obstruction, it will immediately stop. And you have about 20 millimeters of pinch-point - so there's no mild crushing at all, it is very, very sensitive.

  5. Jorge Camacho:

    We have confirmed the death of 16 people and we believe there are more underneath the bus, so the death toll could reach 20.

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