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1. beneath

adverb. ['bɪˈniːθ'] in or to a place that is lower.

Synonyms

  • at a lower place
  • to a lower place

Antonyms

  • upstairs
  • higher up
  • in a higher place

Etymology

  • benethe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beneoþan (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Beneath

  • underneath
  • bequeath
  • rujith
  • spaeth
  • sleeth
  • wreath
  • weith
  • veith
  • vaeth
  • teeth
  • sheath
  • seith
  • reith
  • paeth
  • meath
  • leith
  • leeth
  • leath
  • keith
  • keeth
  • keath
  • heath
  • gaeth
  • faeth

Example sentences of the word beneath


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Conversely, use your leveling sand to build up the soil level beneath any pier that sits to low.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If necessary, use your shovel or spade to remove soil from beneath any pier that is too high.

3. Verb, base form
The skin on the sides of and beneath your eyes will be raised up toward your nose.

Quotes containing the word beneath


1. Life has evolved to thrive in environments that are extreme only by our limited human standards: in the boiling battery acid of Yellowstone hot springs, in the cracks of permanent ice sheets, in the cooling waters of nuclear reactors, miles beneath the Earth's crust, in pure salt crystals, and inside the rocks of the dry valleys of Antarctica.
- Jill Tarter

2. Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
- Marilyn Monroe

3. Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is beneath their notice, that they're better than other human beings.
- James A. Baldwin

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