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Meaning of "under-the-table" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNDER-THE-TABLE

under-the-table  [ˈʌndəðəˈteɪbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNDER-THE-TABLE

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

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNDER-THE-TABLE


able
ˈeɪbəl
astable
eɪˈsteɪbəl
bistable
baɪˈsteɪbəl
cable
ˈkeɪbəl
enable
ɪnˈeɪbəl
instable
ɪnˈsteɪbəl
label
ˈleɪbəl
metastable
ˌmɛtəˈsteɪbəl
monostable
ˌmɒnəʊˈsteɪbəl
plane-table
pleɪn ˈteɪbəl
retable
rɪˈteɪbəl
round-table
ˌraʊndˈteɪbəl
sidetable
ˈsaɪdteɪbəl
stable
ˈsteɪbəl
table
ˈteɪbəl
thermostable
ˌθɜːməʊˈsteɪbəl
timetable
ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl
turntable
ˈtɜːnˌteɪbəl
unable
ʌnˈeɪbəl
unstable
ʌnˈsteɪbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNDER-THE-TABLE

under the lee
under the rose
under the sun
under the table
under the weather
under way
under weigh
under-report
Under-Secretary of State
under-the-counter
underachieve
underachievement
underachiever
underact
underaction
underactive
underactivity
underactor
underage
underaged

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNDER-THE-TABLE

acceptable
accountable
adjustable
affordable
charitable
comfortable
inevitable
inflatable
notable
on the table
palatable
portable
potable
printable
profitable
reputable
suitable
unacceptable
uncomfortable
unforgettable
vegetable

Synonyms and antonyms of under-the-table in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «under-the-table» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNDER-THE-TABLE

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

Translator English - Chinese

下的最表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bajo - la - mesa
570 millions of speakers

English

under-the-table
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंडर टेबल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحت الطاولة ،
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

под- таблицы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

por baixo da mesa do
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টেবিলের নিচে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sous-le- tableau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

di bawah meja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unter-der - Tabelle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アンダー·テーブル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언더테이블
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing-meja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trả tiền mặt ở my
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேசைக்கு கீழே
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंडर-टेबल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

masanın altında
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

under-the -table
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pod- tabeli
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

під - таблиці
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sub- masa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάτω από το τραπέζι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onder - die - tafel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

under- bordet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

under- the- tabellen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of under-the-table

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDER-THE-TABLE»

The term «under-the-table» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.889 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDER-THE-TABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «under-the-table» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «under-the-table» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about under-the-table

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNDER-THE-TABLE»

Discover the use of under-the-table in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to under-the-table and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Boy Under the Table
Being a mother was all-consuming. There were so many mistakes you could make, so many ways to lose a child.
Nicole Trope, 2012
2
Under the Table: Saucy Tales from Culinary School
A Saveur magazine chef describes her haphazard experiences as a student at New York City's French Culinary Institute, a journey during which she and her classmates tackled a range of challenges from veal calves and fish heads to broken eggs ...
Katherine Darling, 2009
3
Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide
The book also features a special selection of twenty-first century speakeasy-style recipes from top mixologists from across the country.
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, 2013
4
Bribery and Corruption Casebook: The View from Under the Table
These stories were hand-selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive, enlightening and entertaining picture of the many types of bribery and corruption cases in varied industries throughout the world.
Joseph T. Wells, Laura Hymes, 2012
5
The Coyote Under the Table/El coyote debajo de la mesa
A collection of ten classic tales from Northern New Mexico retold in Spanish and English.
Joe Hayes, 2013
6
Under the Table
A child who loves to hide away and play under a small table draws pictures on the bottom of the table top.
‎1997
7
Hiding Under the Table
"Autobiographical account of a man suffering from an eating disorder and other addictions, and how he took responsibility for his own recovery" --Provided by publisher.
Dennis Henning, 2004
8
Money Under the Table
Fiction. "Lewis Warsh's stories are devastatingly good.
Lewis Warsh, 1997
9
Play Footsie Under the Table: And 499 More Ways to Make Love ...
Play Footsie Under the Table gives readers 500 ways to show the way they feel-those priceless moments and events that tell our loved ones that they are loved.
Gregory Lang, 2010
10
Under the Table and Into Your Pocket: The How and Why of the ...
Bill Wilson describes how many folks, a lot like you and me, are working under the table - and keeping their own money. Wilson describes many ways of getting around the heavy money-grubbing hand of the government.
Bill C. Wilson, 2005

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNDER-THE-TABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term under-the-table is used in the context of the following news items.
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Home Builders fear HST hike may lead to more under-the-table work
Some at the conference are worried that the two-per cent tax hike will drive people to use under-the-table contractors to try and save money on what is — for ... «CBC.ca, May 15»
2
Mainer sentenced to prison for selling lobsters under the table
Robert Thompson, who was sentenced Thursday, pleaded guilty in December to one count of evading income tax on under-the-table cash transactions he made ... «Press Herald, Apr 15»
3
Maine man sentenced for under-the-table dealing of lobsters
Robert Thompson, who was sentenced Thursday, pleaded guilty in December to one count of evading income tax on under-the-table cash transactions he made ... «Seacoastonline.com, Apr 15»
4
Under-the-table home reno deals can come back to haunt you
For one — let's face it — it's usually not the contractor who is asking for the under-the-table deal. (I don't know about you, but the idea of someone handing me ... «Toronto Star, Apr 15»
5
On Job Application, Cop Who Killed 12-Year-Old Listed 'Under-The
Despite listing his primary source of income for six months prior to his application as “under-the-table jobs,” Loehmann was nevertheless hired for the law ... «ThinkProgress, Dec 14»
6
From wait staff to contractors, Canada cracks down on under the
WATCH: The government is saying that workers paid under-the-table are wreaking havoc on the country's tax system and taking advantage of consumers. «Globalnews.ca, Nov 14»
7
Turn The Gushing Rivers Of Under-The-Table Money In College …
So dump it. Dump amateurism and make the improper proper. Treat the gushing rivers of under-the-table money currently sloshing through the collegiate system ... «Business Insider, Apr 12»

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