Thesaurus

understating

verb , present participle of understate

Synonyms and Antonyms of understating

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.
Synonyms and Near Synonyms of understating
Antonyms and Near Antonyms of understating

Learn More about understating


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up understating? 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

a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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