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English verb: go under

1. go under (motion) go under,

SamplesThe raft sank and its occupants drowned.

Synonymsgo down, settle, sink

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down

Narrower (hyponym)founder, settle, submerge, submerse, subside

Verb groupsink

Antonymsfloat, swim

2. go under (motion) disappear beyond the horizon

SamplesThe sun sets early these days.

ExamplesThe moon will soon go under

Synonymsgo down, set

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down

Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

Antonymsuprise, ascend, come up, rise

3. go under (communication) be called; go by a certain name

SamplesShe goes by her maiden name again.

Synonymsgo by

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

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