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’

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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