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  Definition of Underestimate
  1. an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
  2. 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"
  3. make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"
  4. assign too low a value to; "Don''t underestimate the value of this heirlooom-you may sell it at a good price"
Similar Words: underestimation, underrating, underreckoning, underrate, lowball, undervalue

 

Hyponyms: sell short

 

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

 

Anagrams: misunderstand

 

 
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