Synonyms of under in English:

under


See definition of under

preposition

1‘they found the baby under a bush’

SYNONYMS

beneath, below, underneath, at the bottom of, at the foot of

ANTONYMS

above, over

2‘the present rent is just under £1200’

SYNONYMS

less than, lower than, smaller than, not so much as, not as much as, below

informal shy of

ANTONYMS

more than, over

3‘all branch managers are under the retail director’

SYNONYMS

subordinate to, junior to, inferior to, secondary to, subservient to, reporting to, answerable to, responsible to, subject to

controlled by, at the mercy of, under the heel of

ANTONYMS

above, over

4‘forty holiday homes are under construction’

SYNONYMS

undergoing, in the process of, receiving

5‘half of the town was under water’

SYNONYMS

flooded by, immersed in, submerged by, sunk in, engulfed by, inundated by, drowned by

ANTONYMS

above

6‘the finances of the council are under pressure’

SYNONYMS

subject to, liable to, bound by, controlled by, constrained by, under the control of, at the mercy of


adverb

1‘coughing and spluttering she went under’

SYNONYMS

down, downward, lower, below, underneath, beneath

underwater, to the bottom