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Definition of Beneath

Beneath

  1. Lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; hence, at the foot of.
  2. Under, in relation to something that is superior, or that oppresses or burdens.
  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. In a lower place; underneath.
  5. Below, as opposed to heaven, or to any superior region or position; as, in earth beneath.

Beneath Quotations

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

I will certainly not join politics. I would like to be remembered as a clean businessman who has not partaken in any twists and turns beneath the surface, and one who has been reasonably successful.
Ratan Tata

There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode.
Joseph de Maistre
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Beneath Translations

beneath in Afrikaans is onder
beneath in Danish is under
beneath in Dutch is beneden, onder
beneath in Finnish is alla
beneath in German is unten, unter, darunter, Neben
beneath in Italian is abbasso, sotto
beneath in Latin is subter supter
beneath in Norwegian is under
beneath in Portuguese is abaixo de, sob
beneath in Spanish is debajo, so
beneath in Swedish is under
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