AskDefine | Define undervalue

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1 assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirlooom-you may sell it at a good price" [syn: underestimate] [ant: overvalue, overvalue]
2 esteem lightly
3 lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again" [syn: depreciate, devaluate, devalue] [ant: appreciate]

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  1. to underestimate, or assign too low a value to something
  2. to have too little regard for someone


to underestimate

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

belittle, decry, deprecate, depreciate, devaluate, devalue, disparage, lower, make light of, make little of, make nothing of, mark down, minimize, misestimate, misprize, sell short, set at naught, set little by, shrug off, think little of, think nothing of, underestimate, underprize, underrate, underreckon, write down, write off
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