under the banner of

Definition of under the banner of

  1. :  with a particular slogan Both candidates are running under the banner of “no new taxes.”

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

bannerplay
  1. :  a piece of cloth attached by one edge to a staff and used by a leader (as a monarch or feudal lord) as a standard (see 1standard 1)

    :  flag

    :  an ensign displaying a distinctive or symbolic device or legend (see legend 2a)

  1. :  to furnish with a banner

    :  to print (as a news story) under a headline in large type usually on the front page

  1. :  prominent in support of a political party

    :  distinguished from all others especially in excellence


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