undervalue

play
verb un·der·val·ue \ˌən-dər-ˈval-(ˌ)yü\

Definition of undervalue

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to value, rate, or estimate below the real worth undervalue stock

  3. 2 :  to treat as having little value was undervalued as a poet

Examples of undervalue in a Sentence

  1. Her contribution to the project was undervalued.

  2. you shouldn't undervalue your talent—you are a very gifted singer

Recent Examples of undervalue from the Web

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.

First Known Use of undervalue

1599


UNDERVALUE Defined for English Language Learners

undervalue

play
verb

Definition of undervalue for English Language Learners

  • : to place too low a value on (something)

  • : to fail to give enough importance to (something)


UNDERVALUE Defined for Kids

undervalue

play
verb un·der·val·ue \ˌən-dər-ˈval-yü\

Definition of undervalue for Students

undervalued

;

undervaluing

  1. :  to value below the real worth



Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

the weight of a container

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

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!