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synonyms for underestimate

  • belittle
  • miscalculate
  • underrate
  • undervalue
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • disesteem
  • disparage
  • miscarry
  • slight
  • make light of
  • not do justice
  • put down
  • sell short
  • think too little of
See also synonyms for: underestimated / underestimation
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antonyms for underestimate

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  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • praise
  • value
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • maximize
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How to use underestimate in a sentence

This is also likely an underestimate of Filipino cases, since many speak English.
FILIPINO RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN HIT HARD BY COVID – BUT NO ONE KNOWS JUST HOW HARDMAYA SRIKRISHNANFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
To read the charts below, consider the 0% line as the actual traffic, and any number over 0% as an overestimate by the tool, and anything under as an underestimate.
STUDY: COMPARING THE DATA FROM 8 SEO TOOLSJEFF BAKEROCTOBER 7, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Instead, the country has seen at least 193,000 deaths, a figure that is probably an underestimate.
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The team noticed similar underestimates in models of the 2019 heat waves in Europe.
CLIMATE CHANGE DROVE AUSTRALIAN WILDFIRES TO EXTREMESCAROLYN GRAMLINGAPRIL 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
States also vary in how and where they are performing tests, and some count only proven cases and not also presumptive ones, leading to significant underestimates of the death toll.
FAILURE TO COUNT COVID-19 NURSING HOME DEATHS COULD DRAMATICALLY SKEW US NUMBERSLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 27, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Lawyers always underestimate the legal knowledge of an intelligent layman.
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"Do not underestimate my intelligence, I understand you," he laughed.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
It would however be a serious error to underestimate the value of the earlier work in plant histology.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
It is a pity that the critic is unable to contend with him on such a point without appearing to underestimate that work.
PICTURE AND TEXTHENRY JAMES
These men represented the batting strength of Place, and Ken, though he did not in the least underestimate them, had no fear.
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
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