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1. underlay

verb. provide with a base, support, lining, or backing.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide
  • ply

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • underleyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlecgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. underlay

noun. a pad placed under a carpet.

Synonyms

  • carpet pad
  • rug pad
  • underfelt
  • underlayment

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • underleyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlecgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. underlay

verb. put (something) under or beneath.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled

Etymology

  • underleyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlecgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. underlay

verb. raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • bring up
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up

Etymology

  • underleyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlecgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with underlay


1. Noun, singular or mass
Car sketch tool has a drawing and sketching guide that you can use as an underlay in Photoshop or your favorite image editing software.

2. Adjective
Often, it is necessary to import external references, such as an underlay drawing or picture, into the AutoCAD program in order to draw something specific to a design.

3. Verb, base form
Assuming you plan to tile the top and front of each stair, you should underlay the entire stair.

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