Translation of "under" - English-Spanish dictionary


preposition uk /ˈʌn·dər/ us /ˌʌn·dər/

A1 below something

debajo (de)
She pushed her bag under the table.

A2 less than a number, amount, or age

menos de
You can buy the whole system for just under $2,000.

(Translation of “under” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


preposition /ˈandə/

in or to a position lower than, or covered by

debajo, bajo
Your pencil is under the chair
Strange plants grow under the sea.

less than, or lower in rank than

menor de, (de) menos de
Children under five should not cross the street alone
You can do the job in under an hour.

subject to the authority of

a las órdenes (de)
As a foreman, he has about fifty workers under him.

used to express various states

The fort was under attack
The business improved under the new management
under- prefix



too little.

sub-, mal

lower in rank

the under-manager.

less in age than

de menos de, menores de
a nursery for under-fives (= children aged four and under).

(Translation of “under” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)