undervalue

verb
un·​der·​val·​ue | \ ˌən-dər-ˈval-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce undervalue (audio) \
undervalued; undervaluing; undervalues

Definition of undervalue

transitive verb

1 : to value, rate, or estimate below the real worth undervalue stock
2 : to treat as having little value was undervalued as a poet

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms & Antonyms for undervalue

Synonyms

Antonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of undervalue in a Sentence

Her contribution to the project was undervalued. you shouldn't undervalue your talent—you are a very gifted singer
Recent Examples on the Web Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 17 Aug. 2020 Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 17 Aug. 2020 Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 17 Aug. 2020 Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 17 Aug. 2020 Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 17 Aug. 2020 Curl, Prime, Mascara Don't undervalue the power of a good mascara application. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "Should Your Makeup Routine Change When You Wear A Mask?," 14 Aug. 2020 The New York Times also reported the Trump company had a tendency to undervalue its property in order to reduce its tax bills. David Jackson, USA TODAY, "Trump slams Supreme Court rulings on his finances, says he'll continue to fight release of records," 9 July 2020 Our brains are programmed to prioritize the present and undervalue the future. Nat Kendall-taylor, STAT, "Why were we so late responding to Covid-19? Blame it on our culture and brains," 6 July 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'undervalue.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of undervalue

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about undervalue

Time Traveler for undervalue

Time Traveler

The first known use of undervalue was in 1599

See more words from the same year

Statistics for undervalue

Last Updated

23 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Undervalue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undervalue. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for undervalue

undervalue

verb
How to pronounce undervalue (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of undervalue

: to place too low a value on (something)
: to fail to give enough importance to (something)

undervalue

verb
un·​der·​val·​ue | \ ˌən-dər-ˈval-yü How to pronounce undervalue (audio) \
undervalued; undervaluing

Kids Definition of undervalue

: to value below the real worth

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on undervalue

What made you want to look up undervalue? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!