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Definition of underly

"underly" is probably misspelled. Trying under instead Definition of under

1. under [ p ] preposition, relatively lower

Synonyms under underneath beneath below

2. under [ a ] located below or beneath something else
Examples: "nether garments" "the under parts of a machine"

Used in print:

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

It was a fine broody_hen , white , with a maternal eye and a striking abundance of feathers in the under region of the abdomen .

Synonyms under nether Related Terms low

3. under [ r ] down to defeat, death, or ruin
Examples: "their competitors went under"

Used in print:

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

He had no apparent comprehension of morality ; he divided humanity into `` right guys '' and `` wrong guys '' , and the wrong ones he was always willing to kill and trample under .

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

It is something which most_of us try to get_out from under .

Synonyms under

4. under [ a ] lower in rank, power, or authority
Examples: "an under secretary"

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Before daylight Sunday morning , a posse of twenty-three men under the leadership of Deputy_Sheriff_Frank_MacPherson of Catskill followed the trail to the house of Francisco_Chaves , where 100 to 150 Mexicans had gathered .

Synonyms under Related Terms subordinate

5. under [ r ] into unconsciousness
Examples: "this will put the patient under"

Synonyms under

6. under [ r ] below the horizon
Examples: "the sun went under"

Synonyms under

7. under [ r ] down below
Examples: "get under quickly!"

Synonyms under

8. under [ r ] in or into a state of subordination or subjugation
Examples: "we must keep our disappointment under"

Synonyms under

9. under [ r ] through a range downward
Examples: "children six and under will be admitted free"

Synonyms under

10. under [ p ] preposition, whose position or status is lower than

Synonyms below beneath underneath under

11. under [ r ] below some quantity or limit
Examples: "fifty dollars or under"

Synonyms under

12. under [ r ] further down
Examples: "see under for further discussion"

Synonyms below under

Rhymes with

underlie

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