Crossword clues for underage
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
underage \un"der*age`\ ([u^]n"d[~e]r*[i^]j), a. Shortage or deficiency in amount; shortfall. [Obs.]
Dependent \De*pend"ent\, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.]
Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.
Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. Opposite of independent. [Narrower terms: interdependent, mutualist, mutually beneficial; parasitic, parasitical, leechlike, bloodsucking; subordinate; underage; myrmecophilous; symbiotic] Also See: unfree.
England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank.
conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of unconditional.
addicted to drugs.
Syn: addicted, dependent, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out.
Dependent covenant or Dependent contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed.
Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Etymology 1 a. 1 below the normal or legal age for some activity, such as drinking or having sex 2 not yet a legal adult; still a minor. alt. 1 below the normal or legal age for some activity, such as drinking or having sex 2 not yet a legal adult; still a minor. Etymology 2
n. A deficit or shortfall in funds, inventory, or capacity.
Usage examples of "underage".
Due to the danger of using magic in your house –Harry being still underage it could provide the Ministry with an excuse to arrest him – we shall be driving, say, ten miles or so before Disapparating to the safe location we have picked out for you.
Dog into wolf, light into twilight, emptiness into waiting presence, here were your underage Marine barfing in the street, barmaid with a ship's propeller tattooed on each buttock, one potential berserk studying the best technique for jumping through a plate glass window (when to scream Geronimo?
He'd realized Chelsea's parents would demand an investigation and discover that their daughter was underage when she donated her eggs.
She'd already explained to Barone about Chelsea's having been underage when she donated the eggs.
Wheatley Porterman's gift was for identifying social problems, which he set in verse that touched the public's imagination, in the case of Boy Blue, the scandal of child labour in rural areas which drove underage shepherds to exhaustion.
Officials of the State of New York today revoked the unissued New York Driving License of the Whiz Kid due to the Octopus disclosure that he is only 17 and underage.
He had never met the fourteen year-old science and math whiz who had helped solve the Euphonia Gage case in Florida, and he felt obliged to extend some form of hospitality, although he was not fond of the underage bracket.
But Nan had been seen necking in automobiles (a Velie and a Rickenbacker) with different boys, and heavens knew on how many unobserved occasions she'd done the same, and honestly, commented Henrytonnot to say Evarts Countymaybe the juvenile authorities should be notified, because Nan was still underage.
He'd visited the place a dozen times between eighth grade and his senior year in high school, as a hockey player, and remembered with some fondness the brutally cold nights after the games when he and a half dozen friends went out looking for underage beer and hot women.
Each dawn he had sent coded messages to Mara at the old Acoma estate, narrowing down the possibilities: the time of the conflict that had resulted in the secret treaty with the cho-ja could have been tied to a civil disruption eighteen hundred years earlier, two centuries after the founding of the Empire, or to another period four hundred years afterward, when no war was mentioned, but a review of family pedigrees showed inheritances passing to first and second cousins, and an inordinate number of underage heirs.
Eachdawn he had sent coded messages to Mara at the old Acomaestate, narrowing down the possibilities: the time of theconflict that had resulted in the secret treaty with the cho-jacould have been tied to a civil disruption eighteen hundredyears earlier, two centuries after the founding of the Empire,or to another period four hundred years afterward, whenno war was mentioned, but a review of family pedigreesshowed inheritances passing to first and second cousins,and an inordinate number of underage heirs.
Most were guilty of minor offenses such as traffic violations, underage drinking, illegal drug usage, minor tax evasion, cheating on expense reports, that sort of thing.
They popped the Short girl in September '43 for underaged drinking, sent her home to her mother in Massachusetts.
Two are dead of syphilis, three were underaged and left the state as a probation stipulation, two I couldn't get a line on.
He had probably called Shad Harper, that underaged son of a bitch who had the office across the hallway from Eleanor's.