3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Undervalue \Un'der*val"ue\, verb (used with an object)

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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Undervalue \Un'der*val"ue\, noun A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth; undervaluation. --Milton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price" [syn: {undervalue}, {underestimate}] [ant: {overestimate}, {overvalue}]

2: esteem lightly

3: lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again" [syn: {depreciate}, {undervalue}, {devaluate}, {devalue}] [ant: {appreciate}, {apprise}, {apprize}, {revalue}]

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