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1. underrate

verb. ['ˌəndɝˈreɪt'] make too low an estimate of.

Synonyms

  • sell short
  • misjudge

Antonyms

  • overvalue
  • buy
  • underestimate

Etymology

  • rate (English)
  • raten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

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Example sentences of the word underrate


1. Verb, base form
The 454 was somewhat of an oddity because of Chevy's tendency to underrate the horsepower outputs to fool insurance companies who insisted on high premiums for performance cars.

2. Adjective
In fact, a study in Appetite published online in October 2019 found that we commonly miscalculate — and underrate — the number of calories we eat on a daily basis.

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