verb (used with object), underlay, underlain, underlying.
to lie under or beneath; be situated under.
to be at the basis of; form the foundation of.
Grammar. to function as the root morpheme or original or basic form of (a derived form): The form “boy” underlies “boyish.”.
Finance. to be primary to another right or security.
verb (transitive) -lies, -lying, -lay, -lain
to lie or be placed under or beneath
to be the foundation, cause, or basis of: careful planning underlies all our decisions
(finance) to take priority over (another claim, liability, mortgage, etc): a first mortgage underlies a second
to be the root or stem from which (a word) is derived: “happy” underlies “happiest”
verb (used with object), underlapped, underlapping. 1. to extend partly under.
noun 1. a woman whose work is the washing and ironing of clothes, linens, etc. noun 1. a woman who launders clothes, sheets, etc, for a living
noun 1. a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters. 2. New Testament. an interpreter of the Mosaic Law. Luke 14:3. verb (used without object) 3. to work as a lawyer; practice law. verb (used with object) 4. to […]
verb (used with object), underlaid, underlaying. 1. to lay under or beneath. 2. to provide with something laid underneath; raise or support with something laid underneath: The manufacturer underlays the chrome finish with a zinc coating. 3. to extend across the bottom of. noun 4. something underlaid. 5. Printing. a piece or pieces of paper […]