HyperDic: go_under

English > 3 senses of the expression go under:
VERBmotiongo under, sink, settle, go downgo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
motiongo under, set, go downdisappear beyond the horizon
communicationgo under, go bybe called
English > go under: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninggo under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned".
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymssink, settle, go down
Caused bysinkCause to sink
Narrowerfoundersink below the surface
submerge, submersesink below the surface
subside, settlesink down or precipitate
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
See alsogochange location
Oppositefloat, swimBe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
Similar tosinkCause to sink
Spanishestablecerse, hundirse, ir abajo, naufragar, sumergirse, sumirse
Catalanenfonsar-se, esfondrar, naufragar, submergir-se, sumir-se
English > go under: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningdisappear beyond the horizon.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe moon will soon go under
Synonymsset, go down
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Oppositerise, come up, uprise, ascendcome up, of celestial bodies
Spanishponerse, poner
Catalanpondre's
English > go under: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningBe called; go by a certain name.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymgo by
Spanishllamarse
Catalananomenar-se, dir-se

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