Definition of underrate in English:

underrate

Line breaks: under|rate
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈreɪt
 
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verb

[with object] (often as adjective underrated)
Underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something): a very underrated film
More example sentences
  • But they underrated his ability to find allies and play the long game.
  • Some conservationists felt the report underrated the quality of the threatened environment.
  • How could they have so underrated the intelligence of the voters?
Synonyms
undervalue, underestimate, set little store by, rate too low, not do justice to, do an injustice to, be wrong about, sell short, play down, understate, minimize, de-emphasize, underemphasize, diminish, downgrade, reduce, lessen, brush aside, gloss over, trivialize
rare misprize, minify

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