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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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