HyperDic: subterranean

English > 2 senses of the word subterranean:
ADJECTIVEallsubterranean, subterraneousbeing or operating under the surface of the earth
allsubterranean, subterraneous, ulteriorlying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
subterranean > pronunciation
Soundssahbterey'niyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > subterranean: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or operating under the surface of the earth.
Example"subterranean passages"
Synonymsubterraneous
BroadersubsurfaceBeneath the surface
Spanishsubterráneo
Catalansubterrani
English > subterranean: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed).
Example"subterranean motives for murder"
Synonymssubterraneous, ulterior
BroadercovertSecret or hidden / hidden
Spanishulterior

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