Associations to the word «Underlie»

Wiktionary

UNDERLIE, verb. (intransitive) To lie in a position directly beneath.
UNDERLIE, verb. (transitive) To lie under or beneath.
UNDERLIE, verb. (transitive) To serve as a basis of; form the foundation of.
UNDERLIE, verb. (transitive) To be subject to; be liable to answer, as a charge or challenge.
UNDERLIE, verb. (mining) To underlay.

Dictionary definition

UNDERLIE, verb. Be or form the base for.
UNDERLIE, verb. Lie underneath.

Wise words

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