go underground

Definition of go underground

  1. :  to start working in secret The political party went underground after the new government took power.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

  1. :  beneath the surface of the earth

    :  in or into hiding or secret operation

  1. :  a subterranean space or channel

    :  an underground city railway system

    :  a movement or group organized in strict secrecy among citizens especially in an occupied country for maintaining communications, popular solidarity, and concerted resistive action pending liberation

  1. :  being, growing, operating, or situated below the surface of the ground

    :  conducted by secret means

    :  existing outside the establishment

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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