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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pursuant, in, beneath, below, by, low, within, underneath, sub, less, least, framework, sous, with, on, through, as, during, at, into, amid, fuse, bajo, for

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. Maurizio Marchesini:

    Scale is a problem for our industry and consolidation is already under way.

  2. Debbie Lesko:

    [Illegal] immigration, just naturally because we’re a border state, costs our state a lot of money. People are frustrated that – at least under the Obama administration – the federal government was not securing the border.

  3. Doris Lessing:

    All sanity depends on this that is should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.

  4. George Sabra:

    Who is mad enough to believe that under these circumstances in Syria, anybody can hold elections? several millions of Syrians are outside Syria, some of them in refugee camps in some countries. Inside Syria there are millions who have left their houses, their lives, seeking safety.

  5. Marty Fridson:

    For stuff that's illiquid even under ordinary conditions, anyone who sells under present conditions will take a bath.


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