Synonyms of under


1. nether, under, low (vs. high)

usage: located below or beneath something else; "nether garments"; "the under parts of a machine"

2. under(prenominal), subordinate (vs. dominant), low-level

usage: lower in rank, power, or authority; "an under secretary"


1. under

usage: down to defeat, death, or ruin; "their competitors went under"

2. under

usage: through a range downward; "children six and under will be admitted free"

3. under

usage: into unconsciousness; "this will put the patient under"

4. under

usage: in or into a state of subordination or subjugation; "we must keep our disappointment under"

5. under

usage: below some quantity or limit; "fifty dollars or under"

6. under

usage: below the horizon; "the sun went under"

7. under

usage: down below; "get under quickly!"

8. under, below

usage: further down; "see under for further discussion"

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Definition and meaning of under (Dictionary)