Underneath definitions

ŭn'dər-nēth'
Underneath is defined as below or on a lower level.

An example of underneath used as an adverb is in the sentence, "The plate is underneath the bowl," which means that the bowl sits on top of the plate.

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In or to a place beneath; below.
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Lower; under.
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On the lower face or underside.
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Under; below; beneath.
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Under the power or control of.
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The part or side below or under.
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Under; below; beneath.
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On the underside; at a lower level.
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In front of the pass defenders.
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Under; below; beneath.
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Under the form, guise, or authority of.
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In front of.
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Under or lower.
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The underpart; bottom side.
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On the underside or lower face of.
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Under, below, beneath.

Underneath the water, all was calm.

We flew underneath the bridge.

We looked underneath the table.

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Under the control or power of.

There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.

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Under, lower.

You can have the underneath bunk.

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The part under or lower.

The underneath of the aircraft was painted blue.

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A background radio sound track played during a specific announcement or program.
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Origin of underneath

Middle English undernethe from Old English underneothan under under under neothan below beneath