HyperDic: underlying

English > 3 senses of the word underlying:
ADJECTIVEallunderlying, implicit in, inherentin the nature of something though not readily apparent
allunderlyinglocated beneath or below
allunderlying, fundamental, rudimentarybeing or involving basic facts or principles
underlying > pronunciation
Soundsah.nderlay'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > underlying: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn the nature of something though not readily apparent.
Example "an underlying meaning"
Synonymsimplicit in, inherent
Broaderimplicit, inexplicitImplied though not directly expressed
Spanishinherente, subyacente
Catalaninherent
English > underlying: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLocated beneath or below.
Broadersubjacentlying nearby but lower
Spanishsubyacente
Catalansubjacent
English > underlying: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeing or involving basic facts or principles.
Example "underlying principles"
Synonymsfundamental, rudimentary
Broaderbasicpertaining to or constituting / constituting a base or basis
Spanishfundamental, rudimentario, subyacente
Catalanfundamental, subjacent

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