under in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

Translations for under in the English»French Dictionary

I.under [Brit ˈʌndə, Am ˈəndər] PREP When under is used as a straightforward preposition in English it can almost always be translated by sous in French: under the table = sous la table; under a sheet = sous un drap; under a heading = sous un titre.
under is often used before a noun in English to mean subject to or affected by ( under control, under fire, under oath, under review etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate noun entry ( control, fire, oath, review etc.).
under is also often used as a prefix in combinations such as undercooked, underfunded, underprivileged and undergrowth, underpass, underskirt. These combinations are treated as headwords in the dictionary.
For particular usages, see the entry below.

II.under [Brit ˈʌndə, Am ˈəndər] ADV

See also review, oath, fire, control

I.review [Brit rɪˈvjuː, Am rəˈvju] NOUN

1. review:

II.review [Brit rɪˈvjuː, Am rəˈvju] VERB trans

III.review [Brit rɪˈvjuː, Am rəˈvju] VERB intr PRESSE

oath [Brit əʊθ, Am oʊθ] NOUN

1. oath LAW:

I.fire [Brit ˈfʌɪə, Am ˈfaɪ(ə)r] NOUN

4. fire U (shots):

II.fire [Brit ˈfʌɪə, Am ˈfaɪ(ə)r] INTERJ

III.fire [Brit ˈfʌɪə, Am ˈfaɪ(ə)r] VERB trans

IV.fire [Brit ˈfʌɪə, Am ˈfaɪ(ə)r] VERB intr

V.fire [Brit ˈfʌɪə, Am ˈfaɪ(ə)r]

I.control [Brit kənˈtrəʊl, Am kənˈtroʊl] NOUN

1. control U (domination):

II.control <part prés controlling; prét, part passé controlled> [Brit kənˈtrəʊl, Am kənˈtroʊl] VERB trans

III.to control oneself VERB refl

under way [Brit ˌʌndə ˈweɪ, Am ˌəndərˈweɪ] ADJ

I.come under VERB [Brit kʌm -, Am kəm -] (come under [sth])

I.plough under VERB [Brit plaʊ -, Am plaʊ -] (plough [sth] under, plough under [sth])

II.plough under VERB [Brit plaʊ -, Am plaʊ -] (plough [sb] under) inf Am (thrash)

II.get under VERB (get under [sth])

I.keep under VERB [Brit kiːp -, Am kip -] (keep [sb] under)

knuckle under VERB [Brit ˈnʌk(ə)l -, Am ˈnək(ə)l -] inf

under-equipped [ˌʌndərɪˈkwɪpt] ADJ

under in the PONS Dictionary

Translations for under in the English»French Dictionary (Go to French»English)

I.under [ˈʌndəʳ, Am -dɚ] PREP

II.under [ˈʌndəʳ, Am -dɚ] ADV

See also over

I.over [ˈəʊvəʳ, Am ˈoʊvɚ] PREP

3. over (across):

II.over [ˈəʊvəʳ, Am ˈoʊvɚ] ADV

III.over [ˈəʊvəʳ, Am ˈoʊvɚ] ADJ inv

underage, under age [ˌʌndərˈeɪdʒ, Am -dɚˈ-] ADJ

Translations for under in the French»English Dictionary (Go to English»French)

under Examples from the PONS Dictionary (editorially verified)

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