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Beneath meaning

beneath - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; hence, at the foot of.
  2. 2. Under, in relation to something that is superior, or that oppresses or burdens.
  3. 3. Lower in rank, dignity, or excellence than; as, brutes are beneath man; man is beneath angels in the scale of beings. Hence: Unworthy of; unbecoming.
  4. 4. In a lower place; underneath.
  5. 5. Below, as opposed to heaven, or to any superior region or position; as, in earth beneath.
  6. 6. Below.
  7. 7. Under; lower than.

beneath - examples of usage

  1. Ralph stood still for a moment to light his pipe beneath a lamp. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Their eyes at once sought the same spot beneath the lamp- post. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. The gray night coming down over the country was kind to her; and she thought that one of these days she would find comfort in sitting upon the earth, alone, beneath a tree. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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