Under Meaning and Definition


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Under meaning

Word: Under

How to pronounce: ˈʌndə

Preposition

Definitions:

1. Extending or directly below.

Example sentences: "The streams that ran under the melting glaciers"

2. At a lower level than.

Example sentences: "The room under his study"

3. Lower than (a specified amount, rate, norm, or age)

Example sentences: "They averaged just under 2.8 percent"

4. Controlled, managed, or governed by.

Example sentences: "The country is now under martial law"

5. Undergoing (a process)

Example sentences: "Under construction"

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Extending or directly below something.

Example sentences: "Weaving the body through the crossbars, over and under, over and under"

2. Under water.

Example sentences: "He was floating for some time but suddenly went under"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Denoting the lowest part or surface of something; on the underside.

Example sentences: "The under part of the shell is concave"

2. Unconscious, typically as a result of general anesthesia.

Example sentences: "The operation was quick—she was only under for 15 minutes"


Synonyms:

below

up to

underneath

beneath

pursuant

in obedience

nether


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Under in Other Languages...

Spanish: Bajo

German: Unter

French: Selon

Italian: Sotto

Turkish: Altından


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