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    under - Dictionary definition and meaning for word under

    Definition
    (adj) located below or beneath something else
    Synonyms : nether
    Example Sentence
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
    Definition
    (adj) lower in rank, power, or authority
    Example Sentence
    • an under secretary
    Definition
    (adv) down to defeat, death, or ruin
    Example Sentence
    • their competitors went under
    Definition
    (adv) through a range downward
    Example Sentence
    • children six and under will be admitted free
    Definition
    (adv) into unconsciousness
    Example Sentence
    • this will put the patient under
    Definition
    (adv) in or into a state of subordination or subjugation
    Example Sentence
    • we must keep our disappointment under
    Definition
    (adv) below some quantity or limit
    Example Sentence
    • fifty dollars or under
    Definition
    (adv) below the horizon
    Example Sentence
    • the sun went under
    Definition
    (adv) down below
    Example Sentence
    • get under quickly!
    Definition
    (adv) further down
    Synonyms : below
    Example Sentence
    • see under for further discussion
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