un·​der·​sell | \ ˌən-dər-ˈsel How to pronounce undersell (audio) \
undersold\ ˌən-​dər-​ˈsōld How to pronounce undersold (audio) \; underselling

Definition of undersell

transitive verb

1 : to sell articles cheaper than undersell a competitor we will not be undersold
2 : to sell cheaper than imported cars that undersell domestic ones

Examples of undersell in a Sentence

They promised to undersell their competitors. We will not be undersold. imported cars that undersell domestic models
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First Known Use of undersell

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Undersell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undersell. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of undersell

: to sell goods for a lower price than (another person or company)
: to be sold at a lower price than (something else)

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