[ US /ˌəndɝˈweɪ/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndəwˈe‍ɪ/ ]
  1. currently in progress
    there is mischief afoot
    plans are afoot
    preparations for the trial are underway
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How To Use underway In A Sentence

  • Just ahead, the Democratic ticket is official, and the game is underway.
  • During the hustle of everyone getting underway someone tripped the anchor that we used to stabilize our dinghy.
  • Work is underway to repair the Taj Mahal's marble facade.
  • Plans are also underway for an exchange visit from members of an orchestra in Prague in April.
  • Trials are underway to assess the effectiveness of screening asymptomatic men.
  • A game of scrabble is underway, and there is much laughter and good feeling here in the relative quiet and isolation of the Jakes salt-water pool area. Calabash–Second Day and Night : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation
  • Work is currently underway to convert the interior of the shop so that it is identical to the bar in the oscar-winning film.
  • He said a crackdown on illegal minicabs is underway and this should help attract more black cabs.
  • After a quick change of cabin necessitated by a non-functioning power outlet, the Next G train torture test is fully underway. Next G train torture test no problem for YouTube | Lifehacker Australia
  • The victim's relatives had been under some stress whilst the rescue was underway.
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