underlying (not comparable)

  1. lying underneath
    We dug down to the underlying rock.
  2. basic or fundamental
    Points and straight lines are underlying elements of geometry.
  3. implicit
    Many nursery rhymes have an underlying meaning.
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underlying (plural underlyings)

  1. (finance) The entity from whose performance a derivative derives its value.
  1. present participle of underlie#English|underlie

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