Undervalue

  • 1undervalue — index depreciate, derogate, discommend, discount (minimize), discount (reduce), disparage, humiliat …

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  • 2Undervalue — Un der*val ue, v. t. 1. To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to depreciate. [1913 Webster] 2. To esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in mean estimation; to despise. [1913 Webster] In comparison of it I undervalued… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3undervalue — UK US /ˌʌndəˈvæljuː/ US  / dɚ / verb [T] FINANCE ► to decide or say that something is less valuable or important than it really is: »There is little evidence that traditional firms shares are undervalued. undervalue sth against sth »Most emerging …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4Undervalue — Un der*val ue, n. A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth; undervaluation. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5undervalue — (v.) 1590s, to rate as inferior in value (to), from UNDER (Cf. under) + VALUE (Cf. value) (v.). Sense of to estimate or esteem too low is recorded from 1610s. Meaning to rate at too low a monetary value is attested from 1620s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6undervalue — ► VERB (undervalues, undervalued, undervaluing) 1) rate insufficiently highly; fail to appreciate. 2) underestimate the financial value of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7undervalue — [un΄dərval′yo͞o] vt. undervalued, undervaluing 1. to value below the real worth 2. to regard or esteem too lightly undervaluation n …

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  • 8undervalue — UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈvæljuː] / US [ˌʌndərˈvælju] verb [transitive] Word forms undervalue : present tense I/you/we/they undervalue he/she/it undervalues present participle undervaluing past tense undervalued past participle undervalued 1) to not recognize …

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  • 9undervalue — [[t]ʌ̱ndə(r)væ̱ljuː[/t]] undervalues, undervaluing, undervalued VERB If you undervalue something or someone, you fail to recognize how valuable or important they are. [V n] We must never undervalue freedom... [V n] Many companies deal with their… …

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  • 10undervalue — transitive verb Date: 1599 1. to value, rate, or estimate below the real worth < undervalue stock > 2. to treat as having little value < was undervalued as a poet > …

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  • 11undervalue — un|der|val|ue [ ,ʌndər vælju ] verb transitive 1. ) to not recognize how important or valuable someone or something is: All too often, companies undervalue the contributions made by low ranking workers. 2. ) to consider something to be worth less …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12undervalue — verb I didn t mean to undervalue your contributions Syn: underrate, underestimate, play down, understate, underemphasize, diminish, minimize, downgrade, reduce, brush aside, gloss over, trivialize, underprice; informal sell short …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13undervalue — undervaluation, n. /un deuhr val yooh/, v.t., undervalued, undervaluing. 1. to value below the real worth; put too low a value on. 2. to diminish in value; make of less value. 3. to have insufficient regard or esteem for; hold too low an opinion&#8230; …

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  • 14undervalue — verb a) to underestimate, or assign too low a value to something b) to have too little regard for someone …

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  • 15undervalue — Synonyms 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&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16undervalue — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. underrate, minimize, depreciate; see underestimate …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17undervalue — un|der|val|ue [ˌʌndəˈvælju: US ər ] v [T] to think that someone or something is less important or valuable than they really are ▪ Society undervalues staying home and looking after children. ▪ Analysts claim that the firm s assets were&#8230; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18undervalue — v. value at lower than the true worth, underestimate …

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  • 19undervalue — verb (undervalues, undervaluing, undervalued) [often as adjective undervalued] 1》 rate insufficiently highly; fail to appreciate. 2》 underestimate the financial value of. Derivatives undervaluation noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20undervalue — v. a. 1. Underrate, misprize, rate below the true value, rate too low. 2. Despise, depreciate, esteem lightly, hold in low estimation …

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