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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

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson

Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.
Saint Patrick

Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.
Victor Hugo

Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
Victor Hugo

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
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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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