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Synonyms for underground
ˈʌn dərˈgraʊnd; -ˌgraʊnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underground, resistance(noun)

    a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

    Synonyms:
    resistance, resistivity, immunity, ohmic resistance, subway, impedance, resistor, electrical resistance, metro, opposition, subway system, electric resistance, tube

    Antonyms:
    surface, open, overhead, overt

  2. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subway(adj)

    an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

    "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"

    Synonyms:
    resistance, metro, electron tube, subway, thermionic vacuum tube, pipe, tubing, vacuum tube, tube-shaped structure, thermionic valve, underpass, subway system, thermionic tube, tube

    Antonyms:
    overhead, open, overt, surface

  3. belowground, underground(adj)

    under the level of the ground

    "belowground storage areas"; "underground caverns"

    Synonyms:
    hole-and-corner(a), clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, belowground, hush-hush, undercover, surreptitious, hugger-mugger, secret

    Antonyms:
    overt, surface, open, overhead

  4. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground(adverb)

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

    Antonyms:
    overt, surface, open, overhead

  5. underground(adverb)

    in or into hiding or secret operation

    "the organization was driven underground"

    Antonyms:
    overhead, surface, overt, open

  6. underground(adverb)

    beneath the surface of the earth

    "water flowing underground"

    Antonyms:
    overt, open, overhead, surface

Wiktionary

  1. underground(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    Tube

  2. underground(adverb)

    Below the ground.

    The tunnel goes underground at this point.

    Synonyms:
    below, ground, subterranean, Tube, metro, subway, métro

  3. underground(adjective)

    A movement or organisation of people who resist political convention.

    These criminals operate through an underground network.

    Synonyms:
    on the quiet, in secret, clandestinely, secret, clandestine, hidden, hush-hush, resistance, avant-garde, counter-culture

  4. underground(noun)

    A movement or organisation of people who resist artistic convention.

    Synonyms:
    avant-garde, unconventional

Editors Contribution

  1. catacombs

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. underground(a.)

    Synonyms:
    subterranean, subterraneous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. underground(a)

    Synonyms:
    subterranean, subterraneous, subterrene, subterrestrial

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How to use underground in a sentence?

  1. David Guetta:

    I remember buying those records and the label (vinyl sticker), (DJs) would use old records and print on top of it, melt it, and print on the top...very low quality, this was super, super underground.

  2. Wang Wei:

    It threatens the undocumented Africans, officially, African foreigners (in Guangzhou) decrease every year but we all know that undocumented Africans still live in this circle doing business underground or through brokers. But because of the pandemic they will become exposed.

  3. Christina Neal:

    There's still a fair bit of magma right underground that's available to erupt.

  4. Michael Akam:

    Strigamia live underground and have no eyes, so it's not surprising that many of the genes for light receptors are missing, but they behave as if they are hiding from the light. They must have some alternative way of detecting when they are exposed.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A woman is usually five feet above the ground and ten feet underground, so her true intention behind an action is not often correctly decoded or found by men.


Translations for underground

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  • subterraniCatalan, Valencian
  • podzemníCzech
  • Untergrundorganisation, Untergrund, unterirdisch, geheim, heimlichGerman
  • υπόγεια, υπόγειος, λαθραίος, μυστικόςGreek
  • subteraEsperanto
  • movimiento clandestino, subterráneo, organización clandestinaSpanish
  • vastarintaliike, maanalainen, undergroundFinnish
  • mouvement d'avant-garde, clandestin, mouvement clandestin, résistance, organisation clandestine, souterrain, undergroundFrench
  • baixo terraGalician
  • भूमिगतHindi
  • ընդհատակArmenian
  • bawah tanahIndonesian
  • neðanjarðarIcelandic
  • resistenza, sotterraneo, movimento clandestino, organizzazione clandestina, clandestino, underground, sottoterraItalian
  • 秘密, 不法, アングラ, 地下Japanese
  • андерграунд, потаен, подземје, подземенMacedonian
  • ondergrondsDutch
  • łeeyiʼNavajo, Navaho
  • ruch oporu, podziemny, podziemiePolish
  • clandestino, resistência, subterrâneo, secreto, submundoPortuguese
  • mișcare clandestină, subteran, organizație clandestinăRomanian
  • подпольный, подполье, подземный, андеграунд, андерграундRussian
  • prikriveno, potajno, podzemno, podzemanSerbo-Croatian
  • underjordiskSwedish
  • אונטערגרונטYiddish

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