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Synonyms of underestimate

Noun


1. underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning, estimate, estimation, approximation, idea

usage: an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

Verb


1. undervalue, underestimate, value

usage: assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"

2. lowball, underestimate, estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge

usage: make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"

3. underestimate, underrate, misjudge

usage: make too low an estimate of; "he underestimated the work that went into the renovation"; "Don't underestimate the danger of such a raft trip on this river"

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