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Meaning of UNDERVALUE

Pronunciation:  `undur'valyoo

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

UNDERVALUE is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: depreciate, devaluate, devalue, underestimate
 
 Antonyms: appreciate, apprise, apprize, overestimate, overvalue, revalue
 
 See Also: decrease, diminish, disesteem, disrespect, fall, lessen, value

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Un`der*val"ue\, v. t.
    1. To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to
       depreciate.
    
    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.
    
    
  2. \Un`der*val"ue\, n.
    A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth;
    undervaluation. --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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