Meaning of UNDERGROUND in English

UNDERGROUND

n. 25B6; adjective

an underground car park : SUBTERRANEAN, buried, sunken, basement.

underground organizations : CLANDESTINE, secret, surreptitious, covert, undercover, closet, hole-and-corner, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, back-alley, hidden, sneaky, furtive; resistance, subversive; informal hush-hush.

the underground art scene : ALTERNATIVE, radical, revolutionary, unconventional, unorthodox, avant-garde, experimental, innovative.

25B6; adverb

the insects live underground : BELOW GROUND, in the earth.

the rebels went underground : INTO HIDING, into seclusion, undercover.

25B6; noun

he took the underground : UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, metro; N. Amer. subway; Brit. informal tube.

information from the French underground : RESISTANCE (MOVEMENT); partisans, guerrillas, freedom fighters; historical) Maquis.

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