from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To draw a line under; emphasize or cause to stand out; underscore.
- transitive v. To emphasize; stress.
- n. A line under something, such as a symbol, word, or phrase, used to indicate emphasis or italic type.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A line placed underneath a piece of text in order to provide emphasis or to indicate that it should be viewed in italics or that it acts as a hyperlink
- n. An _ character
- v. To draw a line underneath something, especially to add emphasis; to underscore
- v. To emphasise or stress something
- v. To influence secretly.
- adj. Passing under a railway line.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To mark a line below, as words; to underscore.
- transitive v. To influence secretly.
- transitive v. Emphasize or call attention to; highlight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The lower line of the body: used in describing the “points” of a horse.
- To mark underneath or below with a line; underscore: as, to underline words in a letter.
- To influence secretly.
- n. The advance announcement of the production of a play, placed under any theatrical advertisement of a regular performance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. give extra weight to (a communication)
- v. draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to
- n. a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)
under + line (Wiktionary)