underneath

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʌndərˈniːθ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌʌndɚˈniθ, -ˈnið/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(un′dər nēth, -nēᵺ)


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underneath

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
prep
  1. underneath the [sea, water, soil, ground]
  2. [drilling, extraction, exploration] underneath the [sea]
  3. [just, slightly, two feet] underneath the [surface]
  4. is [100 feet] underneath [us, the building]
  5. was [found, pulled from] underneath the rubble
  6. was right underneath [the shelf, the stairs, my feet]!
  7. a sound [came, could be heard] from underneath the [bridge, car]
  8. sitting underneath [the tree, a parasol, a sun shade, his umbrella]
  9. hid underneath [the table, a truck]
  10. [came out, emerged] from underneath the [bed, floorboards]
  11. vanished from underneath [her, my feet]
  12. [pulled, yanked] the rug (out) from underneath his feet
  13. wearing it underneath my [dress, jacket, coat]
  14. underneath the [lid, rim]
  15. works underneath the [boss, manager, president]
  16. [kindness, compliments, encouragement] underneath her expression
  17. hidden [treasures, qualities, abilities] underneath his (appearance)
  18. underneath his serious face is a kind heart
n
  1. the underneath of the [table, chair, drawer]
  2. checked the underneath for [marks, clues, gum]
  3. caused damage to the underneath of (the car)
  4. has a [smooth, rough, jagged] underneath
  5. a [wart, blister] on the underneath of his foot
  6. [stroked, touched] the underneath of her chin
adv
  1. can be [stored, kept] underneath (the bed)
  2. felt something [stirring, moving, shaking] underneath
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