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Synonyms for under
ˈʌn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nether, under(adj)

    located below or beneath something else

    "nether garments"; "the under parts of a machine"

    Synonyms:
    nether, chthonian, under(a), chthonic

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  2. under(a)(adverb)

    lower in rank, power, or authority

    "an under secretary"

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  3. under(adverb)

    down to defeat, death, or ruin

    "their competitors went under"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  4. under(adverb)

    through a range downward

    "children six and under will be admitted free"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    dominant, high

  5. under(adverb)

    into unconsciousness

    "this will put the patient under"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  6. under(adverb)

    in or into a state of subordination or subjugation

    "we must keep our disappointment under"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    dominant, high

  7. under(adverb)

    below some quantity or limit

    "fifty dollars or under"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  8. under(adverb)

    below the horizon

    "the sun went under"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    high, dominant

  9. under(adverb)

    down below

    "get under quickly!"

    Synonyms:
    below

    Antonyms:
    dominant, high

  10. under, below(adverb)

    further down

    "see under for further discussion"

    Synonyms:
    on a lower floor, at a lower place, to a lower place, infra, beneath, below, downstairs, down the stairs

    Antonyms:
    dominant, high

Wiktionary

  1. under(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    below, beneath, underneath

    Antonyms:
    over, above

  2. under(preposition)

    In a lower level than.

    Synonyms:
    beneath, below, underneath

    Antonyms:
    over, above

  3. under(preposition)

    As a subject of

    He served in World War II under General Omar Bradley.

    Synonyms:
    beneath, below, underneath

    Antonyms:
    above, over

  4. under(preposition)

    Less than

    Synonyms:
    below, beneath, underneath

    Antonyms:
    above, over

  5. under(preposition)

    Below the surface of

    Synonyms:
    below, beneath, underneath

    Antonyms:
    above, over

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. under

    Synonyms:
    below, underneath, beneath, subordinate, lower, inferior

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    beneath, below

  2. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    subordinate to, subject to, in subordination to

  3. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    below, less than, with less than

  4. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    by means of

  5. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    when exposed to, while suffering

  6. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    in, in the state or condition of

  7. under(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    attested by, authorized by, signed by

  8. under(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    in subjection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. under(a)

    Synonyms:
    subordinate, subaltern, inferior, subjacent

  2. under(prep)

    Synonyms:
    beneath, below, subordinate, inferior, subject to

How to pronounce under?

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How to say under in sign language?

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How to use under in a sentence?

  1. Muskilda Zancada:

    Azaz district has seen some of the heaviest tolls of this brutal war, and yet again we are seeing healthcare under siege, we are extremely concerned about the situation in the south of the district, where medical staff, fearing for their lives, have been forced to flee and hospitals have either been completely closed, or can only offer limited emergency services.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    The true character of a person is revealed under pressure.

  3. Kevin Robinson:

    We don’t want to build hundreds of hotels under a brand we can just sell or walk away from, this project is for the rest of our lives.

  4. Kampala Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire:

    The military is not allowing people to go in. They are just reading whatever results that they want. This election was just rigged in such a blatant way, it is a sign of intimidation of the regime, but also they are very scared of the people. They lost this election in a very bad way. Bobi Wine is such a uniting factor, so they fear that the people might rise up, so that is why they are keeping him under a kind of house arrest. Bobi Wine is illegal and unconstitutional.

  5. Sian Fenner:

    The weakening trend in Chinese import demand weighed heavily on exports across the rest of the region, we expect exports to remain under pressure.

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