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1. under

adjective. ['ˈʌndɝ'] located below or beneath something else.

Synonyms

  • low

Antonyms

  • side
  • tall

Etymology

  • under (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Under

  • wonder
  • dundore

How do you pronounce under?

Pronounce under as ˈəndər.

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Sentences with under


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Slide the spatula under the egg and remove it from the pan at this stage for sunny side up.

Quotes about under


1. As in all matters involving love, which has so many different meanings, you find that the feeling that we label 'love' is not a simple feeling, it's a very complex one. Under the heading 'love' can come all sorts of rage and desperation.
- Helen Garner

2. I wish you could be kissed, Jane,' he said. 'Because I would beg just one off you. Under all this.' He flailed an arm toward the stars.
- Maggie Stiefvater, The Dream Thieves

3. Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer."[Mark Twain, a Biography]
- Mark Twain

2. under-the-table

adjective. designed and carried out secretly or confidentially.

Synonyms

  • covert
  • sub-rosa

Antonyms

  • visible
  • unconcealed
  • explicit

3. under-the-counter

adjective. done or sold illicitly and secretly; .

Antonyms

  • legitimate

4. under

adjective. ['ˈʌndɝ'] lower in rank, power, or authority.

Synonyms

  • subordinate

Antonyms

  • supernal
  • top

Etymology

  • under (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. under

adverb. ['ˈʌndɝ'] further down.

Antonyms

  • up

Etymology

  • under (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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