Definition: 'Under'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: under

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in bowling
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Prefix
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

Related Glossary Definitions:

Blunder;  Understatement

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Similar Words (using 'under' as word stem):

Prefix + 'under'

asunder, bellfounder, blunder, bounder, cofounder, compounder, confounder, daunder, expounder, flounder, founder, funder, grounder, hereunder, hounder, launder, maunder, plunder, pounder, profounder, propounder, refunder, relaunder, rounder, sounder, sunder, thereunder, thunder, undergrounder, unsounder, whereunder, wounder,

'under' + Suffix

underachieve, underachieved, underachievement, underachiever, underachievers, underachieves, underachieving, underact, underacted, underacting, underacts, underage, underages, underarm, underarms, underassess, underassessed, underassessment, underate, underbedd, underbedding, underbel, underbellies, underbelly, underbid, underbidder, underbidders, underbidding, underbids, underbill, underbodies, underbody, underbought, underbred, underbreeding, underbrush, underbrushes, underbud, underbudded, underbudding, underbuds, underbuild, underbuy, underbuying, underbuys, undercarriage, undercarriages, undercharge, undercharged, undercharges, undercharging, underclad, underclass, underclasses, underclassman, underclassmen, underclay, underclerk, underclerks, undercloth, underclothed, underclothes, underclothing, underclothings, undercoat, undercoated, undercoating, undercoatings, undercoats, undercook, undercooked, undercooking, undercooks, undercoved, undercover, undercroft, undercurrent, 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