verb (used with object), un·der·laid, un·der·lay·ing.
Origin of underlay
verb (used with object), un·der·lay, un·der·lain, un·der·ly·ing.
Origin of underlie
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Contemporary Examples of underlay
Thus was paved the way for the abstractions that underlay the casino capitalism about which everybody now has nothing good to say.They Saw It Coming
December 30, 2008
Historical Examples of underlay
He noted, but hardly considered, an older trail that underlay this one.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
The notion was that it underlay existing law and must be looked for through it.Ancient Law
Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
I did not then understand the despair which underlay his iron quietness.The King's Mirror
A long course of preparation, it is true, underlay that marvellous growth.Progress and History
One expresses the outward fact; the other expresses that which underlay it.Expositions of Holy Scripture