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Definition 1: a pad placed under a carpet - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for underlay in the sense of this definition

(underlay is a kind of ...) a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort

(... is a kind of underlay ) a carpet pad of thick felt

Definition 2: provide with a base, support, lining, or backing - [verb of consumption]

Samples where underlay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • underlay the boards with joists

(underlay is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

Definition 3: put (something) under or beneath - [verb of contact]

Samples where underlay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They underlaid the shingles with roofing paper

(underlay is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 4: raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type - [verb of motion]

Samples where underlay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • underlay the plate

(underlay is a kind of ...) raise from a lower to a higher position

"Raise your hands" "Lift a load"

(underlay belongs to category ...) reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication

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