underlying

underlying

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English Online Dictionary. What means underlying‎? What does underlying mean?

English

Adjective

underlying (not comparable)

  1. lying underneath
    We dug down to the underlying rock.
  2. basic or fundamental
    Points and straight lines are underlying elements of geometry.
  3. implicit
    Many nursery rhymes have an underlying meaning.

Translations

Noun

underlying (plural underlyings)

  1. (finance) The entity from whose performance a derivative derives its value.

Verb

underlying

  1. present participle of underlie

Anagrams

  • enduringly

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