beneath
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /bɪˈniːθ/
Adverb
  1. Below or underneath.
Translations Preposition
  1. Below.
    • c. 1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Macbeth”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene iii]:
      Our country sinks beneath the yoke.
    • 1718, Alexander Pope, epitaph to Nicholas Rowe
      Beneath a rude and nameless stone he lies.
  2. In a position that is lower in rank, dignity, etc.
    • a. 1730, Francis Atterbury, in The Grub-Street Journal, Volume 1
      He will do nothing that is beneath his high station.
  3. Covered up or concealed by something.
Translations
  • French: sous
  • Portuguese: embaixo de
  • Russian: под
  • Spanish: bajo, abajo
Translations
  • Russian: ни́же



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