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Preposition: underneath  ,ún-du(r)'neeth
  1. At a position directly lower than (with the subject just above)
    "the floor underneath the table";
    - neath [archaic], beneath, below, under
Adverb: underneath  ,ún-du(r)'neeth
  1. On the lower or downward side; on the underside of
    "a chest of drawers all scratched underneath"
  2. Under or below an object or a surface; at a lower place or level; directly beneath
    "we could see the original painting underneath"; "a house with a good foundation underneath"
Noun: underneath  ,ún-du(r)'neeth
  1. The lower side of anything
    - bottom, underside, undersurface

Derived forms: underneaths

Type of: face, side

Encyclopedia: Underneath