Underwater meaning

ŭndər-wôtər, -wŏtər
Underlying water or body of water, for example in an aquifer or the deep ocean.
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Underwater means that you owe more on your home or property than it is worth.

An example of being underwater is having the value of your house drop below the amount of the mortgage.

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Relating to, occurring, used, or performed beneath the surface of water.
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Of or having an asset that has a value less than its specified purchase price, as a stock option, or less than an outstanding loan against it, as a property.
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(agriculture, horticulture) To water or irrigate insufficiently.
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The definition of underwater is something that is used or done under water.

An example of something underwater is an reef that is submerged in water.

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Underwater is defined as to be submerged in water.

An example of underwater is where deep sea divers are when they dive.

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Being, placed, done, etc. beneath the surface of the water.
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Beneath the surface of the water.
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A call option with a strike price that is higher than the market price of the underlying security or a put option whose strike price is lower than the market price of the underlying security. Until expiration, however, the underwater option still has the time value of money because the price of the underlying instrument can change.
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(not comparable) Beneath the surface of the water, or of or pertaining to the region beneath the water surface.
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(nautical) Beneath the water line of a vessel.
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(figuratively) Under water.
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(finance) Having negative equity; owing more on an asset than its market value.

We've been underwater on our mortgage ever since the housing crash.

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(fishing) A type of lure which lies beneath the water surface.
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(nautical) Below the water line of a vessel.
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Used or for use under water.
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Below the waterline of a ship.
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Origin of underwater