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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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They lived with their Mother in a sand-bank, underneath the root of a very big fir tree.
More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone.
The mountains underneath which the Nome King's extensive caverns were located lay grouped just north of the Land of Ev, which lay directly across the deadly desert to the east of the Land of Oz.
Underneath the elms we parted, By the lowly cottage door; One brief word alone was uttered Never on our lips before; And away I walked forlornly, Broken-hearted evermore.
The Birds that passed his perch said: "Come with us"; but he said: "I am a Beast." Later on, some Beasts who were passing underneath him looked up and said: "Come with us"; but he said: "I am a Bird." Luckily at the last moment peace was made, and no battle took place, so the Bat came to the Birds and wished to join in the rejoicings, but they all turned against him and he had to fly away.
It was the fashion to make-believe, yet, underneath all the make-believe, men were still men, not wholly good nor wholly bad.
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
And he crawled quietly underneath a friendly bush--much as he had done when Robin undertook to teach Will Scarlet a lesson--and chuckled softly to himself and slapped his thigh and prepared to watch the fight at his ease.
In front of them, underneath the terrace, was a little iron gate, held open now by Meekins, who had gone on ahead and dismounted from his bicycle.
They squeaked through underneath. There was a couple of big wild-turkey-wing fans spread out behind those things.
They say, look how many feathers she hath, so many eyes she hath underneath; so many tongues; so many voices; she pricks up so many ears.
Presently the hen espied a hollow underneath the King's rocky throne, and crept into it unnoticed.