thereunder

[ th air-uhn-der ]
/ ˌðɛərˈʌn dər /

adverb

under or beneath that.
under the authority of or in accordance with that.

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Origin of thereunder

before 900; Middle English therunder, Old English thǣrunder. See there, under
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Example sentences from the Web for thereunder

  • For by them, we can at least get hold of him, and all points in his prior antics can be thereunder disposed of.

    The Arena|Various
  • Thereunder crept Ulysses, and found great store of leaves, shelter enough for two or three, even in a great storm.

    Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
  • They wore turbans too, and thereunder peered out their elfin faces at me,—faces with protruding lower-jaws and bright eyes.

British Dictionary definitions for thereunder

thereunder
/ (ˌðɛərˈʌndə) /

adverb formal

(in documents, etc) below that or it; subsequently in that; thereafter
under the terms or authority of that
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