toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

underlie
used in The Mill on the Floss

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
be or form the base for;
or: lie underneath
  • Vaguely Maggie felt this, in the strong resurgent love toward her brother that swept away all the later impressions of hard, cruel offence and misunderstanding, and left only the deep, underlying, unshakable memories of early union.
    7.5 -- Book 7 Chapter 5 -- The Last Conflict (67% in)

There are no more uses of "underlie" in The Mill on the Floss.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®