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Beneath - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Beneath' (Webster Dictionary)

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