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un·der·neath

 (ŭn′dər-nēth′)
adv.
1. In or to a place beneath; below.
2. On the lower face or underside.
prep.
1. Under; below; beneath.
2. Under the power or control of.
adj.
Lower; under.
n.
The part or side below or under.

[Middle English undernethe, from Old English underneothan : under, under; see under + neothan, below; see beneath.]

underneath

(ˌʌndəˈniːθ)
prep, adv
under; beneath
adj
lower
n
a lower part, surface, etc
[Old English underneothan, from under + neothan below; related to Old Danish underneden; see beneath]

un•der•neath

(ˌʌn dərˈniθ, -ˈnið)

prep.
1. below the surface of; directly beneath.
2. at the bottom of: exploration underneath the sea.
3. under the control of; in a lower position than, esp. in a hierarchy of authority.
4. hidden, disguised, or misrepresented by, as a false appearance or pretense: Underneath his bluster is a timid nature.
adv.
5. below; at a lower level or position; on the underside.
adj.
6. situated below or under something else; lower.
n.
7. the bottom; underside.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English underneothan. See under, beneath]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.underneath - on the lower or downward side; on the underside of; "a chest of drawers all scratched underneath"
2.underneath - 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"

underneath

preposition
1. beneath, below, at the bottom of a table for two underneath the olive trees
adverb
1. inside, secretly, in your heart, in your heart of hearts, in your innermost thoughts Underneath, Sofia was deeply committed to her husband.
adjective
1. underside, base, bottom the underneath mechanism of the engine
noun
1. bottom, base, underside The liquid formed on the underneath of the top plate.

underneath

noun
A side or surface that is below or under:
Translations
أَسْفَلالجانِب السُّفْليتَحْت
podspodekvespod
nedenunderunderundersideneden under
alapuolellaalla
ispodpod
alsó része
botnundir
・・・の下に下に
...의 바로 밑에밑에
apačioje
apakšaapakšālejāzem
podspodaj
nedanförunder
ข้างใต้ภายใต้
altındaalt kısımaltına
bên dướiở dưới

underneath

[ˈʌndəˈniːθ]
A. PREP (position) → bajo, debajo de
the noise came from underneath the tableel ruido salía de debajo de la mesa
underneath the carpetdebajo de la moqueta
I walked underneath a ladderpasé por debajo de una escalera
B. ADVdebajo, por debajo
I got out of the car and looked underneathbajé del coche y miré (por) debajo
C. Nparte f de abajo, fondo m
D. ADJinferior, de abajo

underneath

[ˌʌndərˈniːθ]
adv
(= beneath) → dessous, en dessous
I got out of the car and looked underneath → Je suis descendu de la voiture et j'ai regardé dessous., Je suis descendu de la voiture et j'ai regardé en dessous.
He wore a blue denim shirt with a white T-shirt underneath → Il portait une chemise bleue en jean avec un T-shirt blanc dessous., Il portait une chemise bleue en jean avec un T-shirt blanc en dessous.
(fig)au fond
Underneath, Sophie was deeply committed to her husband → Au fond, Sophie était profondément attachée à son mari.
prep
(= beneath) → sous
underneath the carpet → sous la moquette
just underneath → juste en dessous
He was standing just underneath the notice → Il se tenait juste en dessous de la pancarte.
(fig)sous
Underneath his outgoing behaviour, Luke was shy → Sous des dehors extravertis, Luke était timide., Sous un comportement extraverti, Luke cachait une personnalité timide.
n [car] → bas m de caisse, dessous m; [box] → dessous m

underneath

prep (place) → unter (+dat); (direction) → unter (+acc); underneath itdarunter; the cat came out from underneath the tabledie Katze kam unter dem Tisch hervor; from underneath the trees we could only see …unter den Bäumen stehend/sitzend konnten wir nur … sehen
advdarunter; the ones underneathdie darunter
nUnterseite f

underneath

[ˌʌndəˈniːθ]
1. prepsotto, al di sotto di
2. advsotto, di sotto
3. n the underneathla parte di sotto

underneath

(andəˈniːθ) preposition, adverb
at or to a lower position (than); beneath. She was standing underneath the light; Have you looked underneath the bed?
noun
the part or side beneath. Have you ever seen the underneath of a bus?

underneath

أَسْفَل pod, vespod neden under, nedenunder darunter, unter από κάτω, κάτω από debajo, debajo de alapuolella, alla en dessous, sous ispod, pod sotto ・・・の下に, 下に ...의 바로 밑에, 밑에 onder innunder, på undersiden pod (czymś), poniżej debaixo de, embaixo, por baixo внизу, под nedanför, under ข้างใต้, ภายใต้ altında bên dưới, ở dưới 在...的下面, 在下面
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His capacious waistcoat was sugges- tive of a large heart underneath.
Perhaps the glide of long railway travel was still with me, for more than anything else I felt motion in the landscape; in the fresh, easy-blowing morning wind, and in the earth itself, as if the shaggy grass were a sort of loose hide, and underneath it herds of wild buffalo were galloping, galloping .
In the old Pyncheon House, and underneath the Pyncheon Elm
Moving on, I at last came to a dim sort of light not far from the docks, and heard a forlorn creaking in the air; and looking up, saw a swinging sign over the door with a white painting upon it, faintly representing a tall straight jet of misty spray, and these words underneath -- The Spouter-Inn: --Peter Coffin.
Removing the fire-board from the front of the try-works, the bare masonry of that side is exposed, penetrated by the two iron mouths of the furnaces, directly underneath the pots.
He never took all the straw away, and the smell from what lay underneath was very bad; while the strong vapors that rose made my eyes smart and inflame, and I did not feel the same appetite for my food.
Now and then there would come a gleam underneath them and he would glance about the room.
said her father; "cut underneath, where it won't show.
One was a woman in a slim black dress, belted small under the armpits, with bulges like a cabbage in the middle of the sleeves, and a large black scoop-shovel bonnet with a black veil, and white slim ankles crossed about with black tape, and very wee black slippers, like a chisel, and she was leaning pensive on a tombstone on her right elbow, under a weeping willow, and her other hand hanging down her side holding a white handkerchief and a reticule, and underneath the picture it said "Shall I Never See Thee More Alas.
He excited so much admiration, one day, among a crowd of white boys, by throwing back somersaults from the stern of a canoe, that it wearies Tom's spirit, and at last he shoved the canoe underneath Chambers while he was in the air--so he came down on his head in the canoe bottom; and while he lay unconscious, several of Tom's ancient adversaries saw that their long-desired opportunity was come, and they gave the false heir such a drubbing that with Chamber's best help he was hardly able to drag himself home afterward.
It carried her through weary months of nursing --nursing of other soldiers for Tom's dear sake; it sent her home a better woman; and though she had never left Riverboro in all the years that lay between, and had grown into the counterfeit presentment of her sister and of all other thin, spare, New England spinsters, it was something of a counterfeit, and underneath was still the faint echo of that wild heart- beat of her girlhood.
Heathcliff arrived underneath just at the critical moment; by a natural impulse he arrested his descent, and setting him on his feet, looked up to discover the author of the accident.