underlie

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  • Also, the underlying name of the star system itself can follow several different systems.
  • Some games give a different name to these types of matches, while still using the same underlying concept.
  • The truth which underlies these two great facts needs no application to human life. Cited from Under the Trees and Elsewhere, by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • These rights underlie all efforts of people to improve their financial condition. Cited from Elements of Civil Government, by Alexander L. Peterman
  • In order to more fully understand the music being played, the student must learn about the underlying music theory.
  • In many cases, however, no underlying physical cause can be identified.
  • Society moves on lines he laid down for it; his plans underlie all. Cited from The Jesus of History, by T. R. Glover
  • Such an underlying truth, if it exists, is thought to have not yet been discovered.
  • A flat stone with a half-buried base underlies the first course of very large stones.
  • The underlying philosophy was that such integration would provide higher performance at lower cost.
  • His underlying interest was to understand the basic forms of religious life for all societies.
  • Perhaps it underlies many of those we have already described. Cited from Analyzing Character, by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  • The underlying set of the module and its operation must form a group.
  • Here are the two personal contacts that underlie all service, that lead into all service. Cited from Quiet Talks on Service, by S. D. Gordon
  • This, however, takes account of but a very small part of the ideas that underlie the word. Cited from The Humour of Homer and Other Essays, by Samuel Butler
  • It underlies all good, and is the only sure basis of progress. Cited from Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler, by Pardee Butler
  • They underlie all efforts for the improvement of the social condition of the people. Cited from Elements of Civil Government, by Alexander L. Peterman
  • What they generally don't understand, however, are the issues that underlie how advertising works.
  • Each virtual machine can run any operating system supported by the underlying hardware.
  • On the other hand, there is a class of properties that are independent of the underlying material.
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Words starting with underlie

Meaning of underlie

  • verb Be or form the base for
  • verb Lie underneath