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under meaning

EN[ˈʌn.də(ɹ)]
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  • Under may refer to:
  • Under (Pleasure P song), a 2009 song by Pleasure P
  • Under (Alex Hepburn), a 2013 song by Alex Hepburn
  • Marie Under (1883 – 1980), Estonian poet
  • Bülent Ünder (born 1949), Turkish footballer
under (1)
  • AdjectiveCOMmore underSUPmost underPREunder-
    1. Being lower; being beneath something.
    2. AdverbCOMmore underSUPmost under
      1. In a way lower or less than.
        1. In a way inferior to.
          1. INF In an unconscious state.
            1. It took the hypnotist several minutes to make his subject go under.
        2. Preposition
          1. In or at a lower level than.
            1. As a subject of; subordinate to.
              1. He was then denied by a magnificent tackle from captain Terry as Liverpool continued to press - but Chelsea survived as the memories of the nightmare under Villas-Boas faded even further into the background.
            2. Less than.
              1. Below the surface of.
                1. (figuratively) In the face of; in response to (some attacking force).
                  1. As, in the character of.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • Samples were placed on a microslide and observed and photographed under a fluorescence microscope (DMLB, Leica, Germany) equipped with a digital camera (Power Shot S50, Canon, Japan).
                      • The cat put the heart across me when it jumped out from under the bed.
                      • I think I'll just sit under this tree and watch the world go by.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Under these conditions, the cultures contained only plurivacuolar adipocytes, with nil presence of fibroblasts (checked by microscope observation).
                      • Under colour of law, he managed to bilk taxpayers of millions of dollars. ‎
                      • Under a weaker assumption, that some problem in BQP is hard on average for P/poly, we show that every paddable language outside BPP is sculptable in this way.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • In the crisis, the company was forced to reduce its costs in order to avoid going under.

                  Meaning of under for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "under" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a preposition.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Adjectives
                      • Adverbs
                        • Uncomparable adverbs
                        • Prepositions
                        Difficultness: Level 1
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                        Definiteness: Level 9
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                        Definite    ➨     Versatile
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