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adjective as in in motion

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In the meantime, research is underway to figure out how much vaccinated people can transmit the virus.

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The transition in Silicon Valley has been underway for some time.

That should explain why Republican efforts to make voting harder, which has been underway for years, intensified after the 2020 election.

The stock frenzy has attracted so much media attention that talks are already underway to turn the Wall Street mania into a Hollywood drama.

The program already has helped pay nearly 100 water bills since the effort got underway last month, Delores Bullock said.

On Friday evening, as the conference got underway, the two senators were on the stage delivering comedic standup routines.

Now, with the second ACA enrollment period underway, the Obama administration is renewing its Obamacare celebrity push.

Something similar appears to be underway now in the Syrian provinces of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor.

As talks get underway again in Vienna, many voices are raised against them on Capitol Hill and abroad.

Several experiments in the emerging vehicle-to-grid sector are underway.

Photoidentification studies now underway tentatively reveal that the population may exceed 100.

Just at present, I want to remark that I've got the coffee and potato business underway, and I'll attend to them.

The rules of the road are the rules governing the movements of vessels when underway.

“All right,” assented the pitcher, and once more the game was underway.

The bustle and din of the army getting underway didn't keep Jack and his companions from sleeping.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underway, such as: afoot, ongoing, advancing, begun, commenced, and initiated.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.