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Under is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter U and ends with the letter R for which we found 5 definitions.

(prep.) Below or lower in place or position with the idea of being covered; lower than; beneath; -- opposed to over; as he stood under a tree; the carriage is under cover; a cellar extends under the whole house.
(prep.) Denoting relation to some thing or person that is superior weighs upon oppresses bows down governs directs influences powerfully or the like in a relation of subjection subordination obligation liability or the like; as to travel under a heavy load; to live under extreme oppression; to have fortitude under the evils of life; to have patience under pain or under misfortunes; to behave like a Christian under reproaches and injuries; under the pains and penalties of the law; the condition under which one enters upon an office; under the necessity of obeying the laws; under vows of chastity.
(prep.) Denoting relation to something that exceeds in rank or degree in number size weight age or the like; in a relation of the less to the greater of inferiority or of falling short.
(prep.) Denoting relation to something that comprehends or includes that represents or designates that furnishes a cover pretext pretense or the like; as he betrayed him under the guise of friendship; Morpheus is represented under the figure of a boy asleep.
(prep.) Less specifically denoting the relation of being subject of undergoing regard treatment or the like; as a bill under discussion.

Syllable Information

The word under is a 5 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for under is: un-der

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