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underneath

adverb

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in or to a lower place
  • the ball rolled under the porch, so you'll have to crawl underneath to get it

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underneath

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of underneath (Entry 2 of 3)

as in lower, below

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underneath

preposition

Synonyms of underneath (Entry 3 of 3)

as in under, beneath

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The first known use of underneath was before the 12th century

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“Underneath.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/underneath. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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