Keywords: foundation, underside, beneath, underlying

Sign Definition

General Definition

1. An area or a flat extended object located below a flat object or level area, or any thing or any action directly or indirectly associated with this, especially a foundation.

As a Noun

1. The basic idea, attitude, or experience on which a belief or way of life is built. English = foundation.
2. The layers of bricks or concrete below the ground that a building or other structure is built on. English = foundation.
3. The part of something which normally faces towards the ground. English = underside.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To be located some distance below or underneath something (ie not touching it). English = beneath.
2. To be the cause or basis of something yet at the same time to be hidden or not obvious. English = underlie, (be) underlying.