underrate

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verb un·der·rate \ˌən-də(r)-ˈrāt\

Definition of underrate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to rate too low :  undervalue

Examples of underrate in a Sentence

  1. She underrated her student's ability.

  2. it's perhaps the most underrated film of the last decade

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First Known Use of underrate

1632


UNDERRATE Defined for English Language Learners

underrate

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Definition of underrate for English Language Learners

  • : to rate or value (someone or something) too low


UNDERRATE Defined for Kids

underrate

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verb un·der·rate \ˌən-dər-ˈrāt\

Definition of underrate for Students

underrated

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underrating

  1. :  to rate too low :  undervalue The coach underrated the player's ability.



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