Examples of underlying in a Sentence
the ocean and the underlying rock
the underlying differences between democracy and dictatorship
Recent Examples of underlying from the Web
Yet many residents don't see flooding the streets with law enforcement as the solution to the community's underlying problems or stubborn cycle of violence.
More than 95 percent of the people killed by the flu had some underlying health problems.
But the underlying conditions that have led to a relatively swift housing recovery should continue.
Once a prospective donor dies, he or she is screened for underlying conditions, such as cancer or infections, that could make their organs ineligible for donation.
Whichever party wins in November and whomever becomes the next speaker and minority leader will not change the underlying problem in our republic: The most important branch of our federal government is badly broken.
Many fellow creators, while condemning Ms. Aghdam’s actions, say that there are underlying problems with how YouTube treats the people who make its videos.
The new guideline is meant to improve detection of PCOS and other underlying health conditions.
Small children and people with underlying medical conditions like asthma or who are overweight are also vulnerable to an intense case of the flu.
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UNDERLYING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underlying for English Language Learners
—used to identify the idea, cause, problem, etc., that forms the basis of something
: lying under or below something
medical Definition of underlying
- the underlying brain malformation that caused the hydrocephalus
- —R. M. Henig
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