- to rate or evaluate too low; underestimate.
Origin of underrate
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Examples from the Web for underrate
He does not underrate the talents of milord Wellington as a commander.The Snare
He would not have them underrate the importance of the Baptist's service.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
Let us not underrate the value of a fact; it will one day flower in a truth.My Studio Neighbors
William Hamilton Gibson
Slaveholders ever underrate the intelligence with which they have to grapple.
Far be it from me to underrate the sufferings of the Irish people.
- (tr) to underestimate
Word Origin and History for underrate
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