underquote

[uhn-der-kwoht]

verb (used with object), un·der·quot·ed, un·der·quot·ing.

to offer (stocks, merchandise, etc.) at a price lower than the market price or some other quoted price; offer at a price reduced by (a specified amount).
to quote a price lower than that of (a specified competitor).

Nearby words

  1. underprivileged,
  2. underproduce,
  3. underproduction,
  4. underproof,
  5. underprop,
  6. underrate,
  7. underreact,
  8. underreport,
  9. underrepresent,
  10. underripe

Origin of underquote

First recorded in 1890–95; under- + quote

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British Dictionary definitions for underquote

underquote

verb

to offer for sale (securities, goods, or services) at a price lower than the market price
(tr) to quote a price lower than that quoted by (another)
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