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sub·ter·ra·ne·an

 (sŭb′tə-rā′nē-ən)
adj.
1. Situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground.
2. Hidden; secret: subterranean motives for murder.

[Latin subterrāneus : sub-, sub- + terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

sub′ter·ra′ne·an·ly adv.

subterranean

(ˌsʌbtəˈreɪnɪən)
adj
1. Also: subterraneous or subterrestrial situated, living, or operating below the surface of the earth
2. existing or operating in concealment
[C17: from Latin subterrāneus, from sub- + terra earth]
ˌsubterˈraneanly, ˌsubterˈraneously adv

sub•ter•ra•ne•an

(ˌsʌb təˈreɪ ni ən)

adj. Also, sub`ter•ra′ne•ous.
1. existing, situated, or operating below the earth's surface; underground.
2. existing or operating out of sight or secretly.
n.
3. a person or thing that is subterranean.
[1595–1605; < Latin subterrāneus= sub- + terra earth]
sub`ter•ra′ne•an•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subterranean - being or operating under the surface of the earth; "subterranean passages"; "a subsurface flow of water"
subsurface - beneath the surface; "subsurface materials of the moon"
2.subterranean - lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)subterranean - lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

subterranean

adjective
Located or operating beneath the earth's surface:
Translations
تَحت أرضي
podzemní
underjordisk
unterirdischsubterran
neîanjarîar-
požeminis
apakšzemes-pazemes-
podzemie

subterranean

[ˌsʌbtəˈreɪnɪən] ADJ (lit, fig) → subterráneo

subterranean

[ˌsʌbtəˈreɪniən] adjsouterrain(e)

subterranean

adjunterirdisch; (fig) force, powerverborgen

subterranean

[ˌsʌbtəˈreɪnɪən] adjsotterraneo/a

subterranean

(sabtəˈreiniən) adjective
lying, situated or constructed underground. subterranean passages.
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