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Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
George Boole

Meaning of "nether" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NETHER

Old English niothera, nithera, literally: further down, from nither down. Related to Old Irish nitaram, German nieder.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NETHER

nether  [ˈnɛðə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NETHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nether is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NETHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nether

Nether may refer to: ▪ "The Nether", name of a hell-like dimension in the game Minecraft...

Definition of nether in the English dictionary

The definition of nether in the dictionary is placed or situated below, beneath, or underground.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NETHER


altogether
ˌɔːltəˈɡɛðə
bellwether
ˈbɛlˌwɛðə
blether
ˈblɛðə
Fairweather
ˈfɛəˌwɛðə
feather
ˈfɛðə
heather
ˈhɛðə
leather
ˈlɛðə
overleather
ˌəʊvəˈlɛðə
overweather
ˌəʊvəˈwɛðə
pleather
ˈplɛðə
tether
ˈtɛðə
together
təˈɡɛðə
untether
ʌnˈtɛðə
weather
ˈwɛðə
wether
ˈwɛðə
whether
ˈwɛðə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NETHER

netball
netballer
netbook
nete
netful
Neth.
nethead
nether regions
nether world
Netherlander
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
Netherlands East Indies
Netherlands Guiana
Netherlands West Indies
netherlings
nethermore
nethermost
netherstock
netherward

WORDS THAT END LIKE NETHER

aether
at the end of one´s tether
ether
ethyl ether
get it together
get-together
go together
hang together
hold together
in the altogether
keep body and soul together
live together
other
petroleum ether
pull together
put their heads together
put two and two together
seether
stick together
teether
the ether

Synonyms and antonyms of nether in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NETHER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nether» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nether

Translation of «nether» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NETHER

Find out the translation of nether to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nether from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nether» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幽冥
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nether
570 millions of speakers

English

nether
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नीचे का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السفلى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пустоты
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Nether
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিম্নস্থ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bas
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nether
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

untere
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地下の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지옥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nether
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ở dưới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடியில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खाली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cehennem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inferiore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dolny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

порожнечі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de jos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nether
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nether
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nether
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nether

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NETHER»

The term «nether» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.671 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NETHER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nether

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QUOTES WITH «NETHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nether.
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George Boole
Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NETHER»

Discover the use of nether in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nether and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts
This rambunctious first novel by the author of the bestselling Corelli's Mandolin is set in an impoverished, violent, yet ravishingly beautiful country somewhere in South America.
Louis de Bernieres, 2012
2
Nether Providence
In 1682, John Sharpless settled in Nether Providence Township on a 1,000-acre tract of land along Ridley Creek that had been granted to him by William Penn.
Michele S. Davidson, 2010
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Primitive Conceptions of Death and the Nether World in the ...
Secondly, it tries to obtain a better perspective of Israelite views on Death and the Beyond with the help of conceptions found in these texts. This study is limited to mythical motives.
Nicholas J. Tromp, 1969
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Perineum: Nether Parts of the Empire
If The Story Of Colonial India Were Written As A Sequence Of Feverish Fictions, Lit By Kafka And Stage-Managed By Manto, This Would Be That Book.
Ambarish Satwik, 2007
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The Nether Scroll
When his teacher, Ansoain, is murdered and her son, Galimer, is taken hostage, Druhallen, a young apprentice magician, and his companions brave the perilous ruins of Dekanter to find a missing artifact, avenge Ansoain's death, and rescue ...
Lynn Abbey, 2000
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Nether World
Could this terrible power be used for good? How can Seth walk away from a chance to rescue his wife and child from the nether world?
John W Twilley, 2013
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The Nether Millstone
Fred Merrick White. out of the Hall, let me see the place sweet and wholesome again before I die." Ralph hesitated. It was a tempting picture that Lady Dashwood had drawn for him. But he could not quite entertain the idea that already Mary ...
Fred Merrick White, 1907
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The Nether World
George Gissing. THE NETHER WORLD GEORGE GISSING ' _ ~“1",,” _:; I??? _ ' ' " ' l *~'_.I?Jlfx-', \ ' ' - ' " {1' -'_“~\ } ' __ ' nu'v'”: ,. ' u; '_'-\ j H 'uy ,\ THE NETHER WORLD GEORGE GISSING. Front Cover.
George Gissing, 2014
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Bound Eternal Primal Intimacy
Let your self be captured with in and explore the possibilities of your own dark nature waiting to be released."--C. Freese "This is a fast pace novel of short stories and fine tales of bondage, magic, vampirism and witch craft.
Dark Nether, 2004
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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, ...
What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us AboutEvolution, Biodiversity, and Ourselves Menno Schilthuizen. that has given evolutionary benefits to only one of them. Given the evidence from uterine hydraulics in livestock, climaxing ...
Menno Schilthuizen, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NETHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nether is used in the context of the following news items.
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"Sore nether regions" are the price Carl Frampton had to pay for victory
Another win at the weekend means IBF World Super Bantamweight champion Carl Frampton is still to taste defeat as a professional. But the ... «Newstalk 106-108 fm, Jul 15»
2
Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle website Goop advises readers to tone …
But Goop isn't content with just doing Kegels, instead showcasing a host of exercises women can do to stretch and tone the nether regions. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
How to read the MSNBC news
... was being sent to the nether-regions of cable news; the cable news channel was being told that it was a lesser product, with lower standards. «Politico, Jul 15»
4
Charlize Theron carves a twisty path to 'Dark Places'
Theron, by dint of her own choices or of Hollywood's, then ended up in something of a genre nether-space — with a dud in "Aeon Flux" and a ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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LEGION BASEBALL NOTEBOOK: Lower Bucks teams put up good …
Still, Yardley-Morrisville managed an opening-round win over Nether Providence, which went on to knock Yardley Post 317 out of the ... «Bucks County Courier Times, Jul 15»
6
Fox Sports schedules a middle finger for American Bundesliga fans
The fear was that Fox would relegate the Bundesliga to their nether regions. Their nether regions are Fox Sports 2 and Fox Soccer Plus. «Bavarian Football Works, Jul 15»
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Premier League Fantasy Football 2015-16: The best players to pick …
A red card for a defender is bad enough, but if your midfielders start getting sent off it's a really kick in the nether region. If he's a bit of a hothead ... «getwestlondon, Jul 15»
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Six Directors Selected for Sundance Institute Directors Retreat
Drama Desk Award nominee Anne Kauffman (You Got Older, The Nether) is one of six directors selected to participate in the Sundance Institute ... «TheaterMania.com, Jul 15»
9
A13 Traffic update
8:41 - Heavy traffic on the A13 Westbound between A176 Nether Mayne / B1464 London Road / Bells Hill Road (Five Bells Interchange) and ... «Echo, Jul 15»
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Sheffield sex attacker struck as pensioner begged: 'Please don't, I'm …
The court heard Holmes, aged 52, of Machon Bank, Nether Edge, had gone out on the morning of March 17 this year with a kitchen knife and ... «The Star, Jul 15»

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