What is another word for under?

Pronunciation: [ˈʌndə] (IPA)

"Under" is a preposition that is commonly used to indicate something being positioned below or lower than something else. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in its place. Some examples include beneath, below, underneath, inferior to, subordinate to, and subject to. These synonyms can help provide variation and add uniqueness to your writing without altering the meaning of the sentence. For instance, instead of saying "The cat is under the table," you can opt for "The cat is beneath the table" or "The cat is below the table." Using synonyms not only enhances your writing but also makes it more enjoyable to read.

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What are the hypernyms for Under?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for under?

The antonyms of the word "under" include over, above, atop, on top of, and on. Over and above suggest being at a higher level or position than something else. For example, "The plane flew over the clouds." Atop means being directly on top of something else, as in "The bird perched atop the tree." On top of is another way to express the same sentiment, such as "John placed the book on top of the table." Lastly, "on" is used when referring to being in contact or connection with something, as in "I put my phone on the charger.

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Usage examples for Under

And you know-I mean you saw, Dick, what there is under my dishcloth.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
It was dreadful to remain under a cloud.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
I haven't been running under your feet all the time, have I, dear?
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Under

  • Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
    Alvar Aalto
  • I went to dance classes from 9 in the morning until 1, then to school from 3 to 10 at night, always under the threat that if I failed a single course I could forget about dancing.
    Victoria Abril
  • If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
    Gary Ackerman
  • It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world; and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control.
    Red Adair
  • The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
    Samuel Adams

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