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1. underlie

verb. ['ˌəndɝˈlaɪ'] be or form the base for.

Antonyms

  • converge

Etymology

  • underliggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlicgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Underlie

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Example sentences of the word underlie


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These simple techniques underlie the operation of crucial tools like power generators and electric motors.

Quotes containing the word underlie


1. The huge problem in our society is the enormous ignorance of the ideas that underlie modern art.
- Thom Mayne

2. Hope and faith underlie a promise,and love energizes men to realize it.
- Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

2. underlie

verb. ['ˌəndɝˈlaɪ'] lie underneath.

Antonyms

  • agree

Etymology

  • underliggen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • underlicgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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