Definitions for: Undervalue

[v] lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
[v] esteem lightly
[v] assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirlooom-you may sell it at a good price"

Webster (1913) Definition: Un`der*val"ue, v. t.
1. To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to

2. To esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in
mean estimation; to despise.

In comparison of it I undervalued all ensigns of
authority. --Atterbury.

I write not this with the least intention to
undervalue the other parts of poetry. --Dryden.

Un`der*val"ue, n.
A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth;
undervaluation. --Milton.

Synonyms: depreciate, devaluate, devalue, underestimate

Antonyms: appreciate, apprise, apprize, overestimate, overvalue, revalue

See Also: decrease, diminish, disesteem, disrespect, fall, lessen, value

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