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Definition of Under
UnderUnder 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, in place or position, with the idea of
being covered; lower than; beneath; -- opposed to over;
as, he stood under a tree; the carriage is under cover; a
cellar extends under the whole house.
Fruit put in bottles, and the bottles let down into
wells under water, will keep long. --Bacon.
Be gathered now, ye waters under heaven, Into one
2. Hence, in many figurative uses which may be classified as
(a) Denoting relation to some thing or person that is
superior, weighs upon, oppresses, bows down, governs,
directs, influences powerfully, or the like, in a
relation of subjection, subordination, obligation,
liability, or the like; as, to travel under a heavy
load; to live under extreme oppression; to have
fortitude under the evils of life; to have patience
under pain, or under misfortunes; to behave like a
Christian under reproaches and injuries; under the
pains and penalties of the law; the condition under
which one enters upon an office; under the necessity
of obeying the laws; under vows of chastity. UnderUnder 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;
Under covert (Zo["o]l.), one of the feathers situated
beneath the bases of the quills in the wings and tail of a
bird. See Illust. under Bird.
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