(noun, adjective, adverb, preposition)


1. Under, lower.

- You can have the underneath bunk.


1. on the lower or downward side; on the underside of

- a chest of drawers all scratched underneath

2. under or below an object or a surface; at a lower place or level; directly beneath

- we could see the original painting underneath

- a house with a good foundation underneath


1. The part under or lower.

- The underneath of the aircraft was painted blue.

2. A background radio sound track played during a specific announcement or program.


1. Under, below, beneath.

- Underneath the water, all was calm.

- We flew underneath the bridge.

- We looked underneath the table.

2. Under the control or power of.

- There was little freedom underneath the jackboot.