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  • 1 Under — Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or lower …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 under — [un′dər] prep. [ME < OE, akin to Ger unter < IE * ṇdhos, *ṇdheri, under > L infra, below] 1. in, at, or to a position down from; lower than; below [shoes under the bed, under a blazing sun] 2. beneath the surface of [under water] 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 under — (prep., adv.) O.E. under, from P.Gmc. *under (Cf. O.Fris. under, Du. onder, O.H.G. untar, Ger. unter, O.N. undir, Goth. undar), from PIE *ndhero lower (Cf. Skt. adhah below; Avestan athara lower; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Under — Série Logo de la série Scénario Christophe Bec Dessin …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 5 under — *under germ., Adverb, Präposition: nhd. unter, zwischen; ne. under, between; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae., afries., anfrk., as., ahd.; Etymologie …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 6 Under — Un der, adv. In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; used chiefly in a few idiomatic phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection; to subdue; to keep under, to keep in subjection; to control; to go under, to be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Under — Un der, a. Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose; under garment; underofficer; undersheriff.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 under — {{hw}}{{under}}{{/hw}}(sempre seguito da un num. card.) A s. m.  e f.  spec. al pl. Atleta al disotto di una data età: gli under 21. B agg. ; anche s. f. Squadra formata di atleti al disotto di una data età: la nazionale under 21; l under 21 ha… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 9 under- — [ʌndə US dər] prefix 1.) less of an action or quality than is correct, needed, or desired ▪ underdevelopment ▪ undercooked cabbage 2.) going under something ▪ an underpass (=a road or path that goes under another road) 3.) inside or beneath other …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 under- — [ʌndə US dər] prefix 1.) less of an action or quality than is correct, needed, or desired ▪ underdevelopment ▪ undercooked cabbage 2.) going under something ▪ an underpass (=a road or path that goes under another road) 3.) inside or beneath other …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 under- — [ ʌndər ] prefix 1. ) not enough: used with many nouns, verbs, and adjectives: under exposed under nourished 2. ) below: used with many nouns: underpass underwater underfloor heating 3. ) less powerful or important: used with some nouns: an under …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 Under — steht für: eine Schweizer Spielkarte, siehe Unter Under ist der Nachname der estnischen Dichterin Marie Under Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 under — ► PREPOSITION 1) extending or directly below. 2) below or behind (something covering or protecting). 3) at a lower level, layer, or grade than. 4) lower than (a specified amount, rate, or norm). 5) expressing submission or subordination. 6) as… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 under — [adv1/prep1] below beneath, bottom, concealed by, covered by, down, downward, held down, inferior, lower, nether, on the bottom, on the nether side, on the underside, pinned, pressed down, supporting, to the bottom, underneath; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 under- — [un′dər] [ME < OE: see UNDER] prefix 1. in, on, to, or from a lower place or side; beneath or below [undertow] 2. in an inferior or subordinate position or rank [underling] 3. too little, not enough, below normal or standard [underdeveloped] …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 under — index inferior (lower in position), subaltern Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 under — / ʌndə/, it. / ander/ prep. ingl. (propr. sotto, al di sotto di ), usata in ital. come agg. esost. ■ agg. (sport.) [seguito da un indicazione numerica, di squadra composta di atleti al di sotto di una determinata età: la nazionale di calcio u.… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 18 under — /ˈander, ingl. ˈʌndə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «sotto»] agg. inv.; anche s. m. inv. (sport) al di sotto degli anni …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 19 under — *below, beneath, underneath …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 under- — ► PREFIX 1) below; beneath: undercover. 2) lower in status; subordinate: undersecretary. 3) insufficiently; incompletely: undernourished …

    English terms dictionary


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