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underlie
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
1. See Underlay, n., 1.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To lie under; to rest beneath; to be situated under; as, a stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel.
3. To be subject or amenable to.
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