under/below strength

Definition of under/below strength

chiefly British

  1. :  having less than the usual number of people in a group, army, team, etc. The team is under/below strength today.

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

belowplay
  1. :  in or to a lower place

    :  on earth

    :  in or to Hades or hell

  1. :  lower in place, rank, or value than :  under

    :  down river from

    :  south of

  1. :  something that is below

  1. :  written or discussed lower on the same page or on a following page

strengthplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being strong :  capacity for exertion or endurance

    :  power to resist force :  solidity, toughness

    :  power of resisting attack :  impregnability


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