Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun underestimate

1 sense of underestimate

Sense 1
underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning -- (an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value)
       => estimate, estimation, approximation, idea -- (an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take")

Antonyms of verb underestimate

2 of 3 senses of underestimate

Sense 1
undervalue, underestimate -- (assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price")
       Antonym of overestimate (Sense 2)
      => overvalue, overestimate -- (assign too high a value to; "You are overestimating the value of your old car")

Sense 3
underestimate, underrate -- (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")
       Antonym of overestimate (Sense 1)
      => overestimate, overrate -- (make too high an estimate of; "He overestimated his own powers")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb underestimate

3 senses of underestimate

Sense 1
undervalue, underestimate -- (assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price")
       => value -- (fix or determine the value of; assign a value to; "value the jewelry and art work in the estate")

Sense 2
lowball, underestimate -- (make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed")
       => estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

Sense 3
underestimate, underrate -- (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")
       => misjudge -- (judge incorrectly)

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