Synonyms and Antonyms of underlain
to lie underneath
- A layer of rock underlies the topsoil.
bolstered, borne (also born), braced, buttressed, carried, propped (up), shored (up), stayed, supported, sustained, undergirded, underpinned, upheld
to form the basis or foundation of (something, such as an idea)
- The assumption that underlies their argument is faulty.
based, hung (also hanged), predicated, rested
conduced (to), contributed (to)
backed, bolstered, buttressed, corroborated, reinforced (also reenforced), shored (up), substantiated, supported
confirmed, established, proved (or proven), verified
affirmed, avouched, validated
assumed, postulated, premised, presumed, presupposed, supposed