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  Words related to underestimate

Related / Similar Words: underestimation, underrating, underreckoning, underrate, lowball, undervalue

 

Definition:
  • an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value;
  • make too low an estimate of; "he underestimated the work that went into the renovation"; "Don''t underestimate the danger of such a raft trip on this river";
  • make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed";
  • assign too low a value to; "Don''t underestimate the value of this heirlooom-you may sell it at a good price";

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    Hyponyms: sell short

     

    Derivational Morphology: underrate, undervalue, lowball, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning, undervaluation

     

    Anagrams: misunderstand

     

     
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