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understate

verb

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to say that (something) is smaller, less important, etc., than it really is
  • He understated his taxable income.
  • She's trying to understate the issue/problem.

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The first known use of understate was in 1824

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“Understate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/understate. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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