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under British & World English

Extending or directly below

under- British & World English

Below; beneath

under English Thesaurus

they found the baby under a bush

under- New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

usually forms solid compounds except with most words beginning with r and in age categories, as the under-thirties

before one's eyes British & World English

Right in front of one (used for emphasis)

on pain of British & World English

The penalty for disobedience or shortcoming being

above par British & World English

Better (or worse) than is usual or expected

in full sail British & World English

With all the sails in position or fully spread

go under British & World English

(Of a business) become bankrupt

pop-under British & World English

Relating to, or denoting an additional window, usually an advertisement, that is under a web browser’s main or current window and appears when a user tries to exit

under way British & World English

Having started and in progress; being done or carried out

under arms British & World English

Equipped and ready for war or battle

come under British & World English

Be classified as or among

under cover British & World English

Under a roof or other shelter

down under British & World English

In or to Australia or New Zealand

under load British & World English

Subject to a mechanical or electrical load

under oath British & World English

Having sworn to tell the truth, especially in a court of law

over-under British & World English

A bet on whether the outcome of an event (usually the combined score of a sports game) will be above or below a number established in advance by the bookmaker

under sail British & World English

With the sails hoisted

under siege British & World English

(Of a place) undergoing a siege

under steam British & World English

(Of a machine) being operated by steam

under-fives British & World English

Children who are less than five years old, especially those who are not in full-time education

under-read British & World English

(Of a gauge or dial) show a reading lower than the true one

under water British & World English

Submerged; flooded

down under New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words; usually capitals as noun meaning ‘Australia and New Zealand’)

under-fives New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

children less than five years old

under canvas British & World English

In a tent or tents

under caution British & World English

Having been told of one’s legal rights when under arrest

under control British & World English

(Of a danger or emergency) such that people are able to deal with it successfully

under debate British & World English

Being discussed or disputed

under hatches British & World English

Below deck in a ship

knuckle under British & World English

Submit to someone else’s authority

labour under British & World English

Carry (a very heavy load) with difficulty

under protest British & World English

After expressing one’s objection or reluctance; unwillingly

under-record British & World English

Record (a number or amount) as being lower than it really is

under-report British & World English

Fail to report (something, especially news or data) fully

under suspicion British & World English

Thought to be guilty of wrongdoing

under-equipped British & World English

Not having all the necessary equipment or resources


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