underlining vs underlying :

underlining vs underlying

underlining or underlying

Underlining is the inflected form of underline which means to draw a line underneath something especially to add emphasis or to underscore.

Underlying means when something or someone is lying underneath another in its basic and fundamental state.Example:

"There are underlying effects to the consequence of your actions".

Underlining is what you do when you draw a line under a word or phrase.

“Zac is underlining the key words in his notes tonight before the exam tomorrow.” 

Underlying is an adjective that means the thing that causes something else. You often see it with ‘cause’ or ‘problem’.

“An underlying cause for many traffic fatalities is that the driver was impaired.”

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  • v  be or form the base for
  • v  lie underneath
  • s  in the nature of something though not readily apparent
    an underlying meaning
  • s  located beneath or below
  • s  being or involving basic facts or principles
    underlying principles
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    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Sagent Advisors makes strategic appointment
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    June 11, 2013 - UPI
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    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
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    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb