underwater

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adjective un·der·wa·ter \ˌən-dər-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of underwater

  1. 1 :  lying, growing, worn, performed, or operating below the surface of the water underwater plants

  2. 2 :  being below the waterline of a ship

  3. 3a :  having, relating to, or being a mortgage loan for which more is owed than the property securing the loan is worthb :  having, relating to, or being a stock option for which the price of the option is higher than the current market value of the stock

underwater

adverb

Examples of underwater in a Sentence

  1. underwater plants don't require as much light to grow as surface plants

  2. a vessel designed for underwater exploration

1627

First Known Use of underwater

1627


UNDERWATER Defined for English Language Learners

underwater

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adjective un·der·wa·ter \ˌən-dər-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of underwater for English Language Learners

  • : located, used, done, or happening below the surface of water


UNDERWATER Defined for Kids

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adjective un·der·wa·ter \ˈən-dər-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of underwater for Students

  1. :  lying, growing, worn, performed, or operating below the surface of the water an underwater cave underwater somersaults


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adverb un·der·wa·ter \ˌən-dər-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of underwater for Students

  1. :  under the surface of the water I like to swim underwater.


Law Dictionary

underwater

adjective un·der·wa·ter

Legal Definition of underwater

  1. 1 :  owing more on a mortgage loan than the property securing the loan is worth underwater homeowners

  2. 2 :  being or relating to a mortgage loan in which more is owed than the property securing the loan is worth underwater mortgages underwater properties



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