Meaning of UNDERNEATH in English


prep., adv., n., & adj.

prep. 1 at or to a lower place than, below. 2 on the inside of, within.

adv. 1 at or to a lower place. 2 inside.

n. the lower surface or part.

adj. lower.

[ OE underneothan (as UNDER + neothan: cf. BENEATH) ]

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