Irregular verb: To Underlie

Meaning of 'To Underlie'

  • To be the real reason, meaning or idea behind something, usually hidden or not clear

Conjugation of verb 'Underlie'

V1 Base Form (Infinitive): To Underlie
V2 Past Simple: Underlay
V3 Past Participle: Underlain
V4 3rd Person Singular: Underlies
V5 Present Participle/Gerund: Underlying

Irregular Verbs Following a Similar Pattern

Verbs like: Like 'Lie-Lay-Lain' (_ AY AIN)

V1 Base Form  V2 Past Simple  V3 Past Participle
Lie Lay Lain