Examples of underestimate in a Sentence
The city underestimated the cost of the new building.
The number of people in the crowd was underestimated by 5,000.
Never underestimate the importance of a good education.
Her talent has always been underestimated.
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Still can’t squeeze in eight hours? Don’t underestimate the power of a 20-minute nap.
All come with challenges, yes, but don't underestimate Berding's ability to get things done.
Higher-income white people went furthest in underestimating the white/black wage and wealth gaps.
Here are five of his favorite easy weeknight recipes, from pasta to fish to dessert: Green Beans and Cucumbers with Miso Dressing Never underestimate how much miso to use.
The project, dubbed the Fox News Voter Analysis, was born from the network's frustration at having underestimated Donald Trump's chance of victory until late on Election Day in 2016.
The researchers note that their data are likely underestimates and do not reflect the entire burden of disease from pollution.
But underestimating the Senate could come at a cost.
Researchers began to realize that vitamin D, which was discovered in the early 1920s, had been underestimated.
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First Known Use of underestimate
Synonymsunderrate, undervalue, sell short
Antonymsoverestimate, overrate, overvalue
Related Wordsde-emphasize, minimize, play down, soft-pedal; belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage; despise, disdain, scorn
Near Antonymsappreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; admire, esteem, regard, respect; adore, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship
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