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underneath

un·der·neath

underneath

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn dr nith
parts of speech:
preposition, adverb, adjective, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: below or beneath, esp. directly under.
Homeless people are living underneath the bridge.There were pieces of tomato underneath the lettuce leaves.She was warm underneath the covers.
definition 2: under the authority of; subordinate to.
He was a staffer who worked underneath the mayor.
definition 3: concealed or disguised by.
There was seething anger underneath her calm exterior.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: under or below.
She leaned over the side of the bed and looked underneath.
definition 2: on the underside.
The plate looked clean, but it was dirty underneath.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: lower or under.
The underneath portion is where you need to sign.
similar words:
bottom
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is underneath.
The top part is dry but the underneath is wet.
similar words:
bottom
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