Associations to the word «Subterranean»


SUBTERRANEAN, adjective. Below ground, under the earth, underground

Dictionary definition

SUBTERRANEAN, adjective. Being or operating under the surface of the earth; "subterranean passages"; "a subsurface flow of water".
SUBTERRANEAN, adjective. Lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.