Adjective "Underlie" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Underlie


    Definition:

    1. to lie under or beneath; be situated under.

    2. to be at the basis of; form the foundation of.

    3. Grammar. to function as the root morpheme or original or basic form of (a derived form): The form “boy” underlies “boyish.”.

    4. Finance. to be primary to another right or security.

    Examples:

    "principles can be underlie."