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synonyms for understate

  • downplay
  • lessen
  • minimize
  • underrate
  • undervalue
  • devalue
See also synonyms for: under-statement / understated

antonyms for understate

MOST RELEVANT
  • enlarge
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • overstate
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It’s hard to understate the buzz around Clubhouse, the social media startup that reached a reported $100 million valuation when it had just 1,500 users.
CLUBHOUSE REACHES A $1 BILLION AFTER TAKING OFF SOME NINE MONTHS AGOLUCINDA SHENJANUARY 25, 2021FORTUNE
“You can’t understate that experience as a player,” he said.
D.C. UNITED’S HERNÁN LOSADA MUST LEARN A NEW LEAGUE AND A NEW CITY. HE’S UP FOR THE CHALLENGE.STEVEN GOFFJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Averaging the dates of multiple layers provides a reasonable, possibly understated minimum age estimate for the underlying art, the researchers contend.
ONE OF THE OLDEST KNOWN CAVE PAINTINGS HAS BEEN FOUND IN INDONESIABRUCE BOWERJANUARY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
For instance, investigators understated Azevedo’s qualifications.
SHE NOTICED $200 MILLION MISSING, THEN SHE WAS FIREDBY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONDECEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
As we head into 2021, the importance of SEO as part of a comprehensive marketing strategy cannot be understated.
SEVEN ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISE SEO SKILLS TO MASTER IN 2021JIM YUDECEMBER 21, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Any I come up with feel like they still understate how fantastic the news truly is.
DOES IT MATTER WHICH COVID-19 VACCINE YOU GET?MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It’s also possible these estimates are understated, that America’s heavily business-as-usual Thanksgiving will itself have boosted the number of new infections the country will see.
THE PANDEMIC’S DEATH TOLL IS A TSUNAMI ANYONE COULD SEE COMING — IF THEY LOOKEDPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It can’t be understated how much better it looks even compared to “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla,” a just-released title built to take advantage of more powerful hardware.
‘GHOST OF TSUSHIMA’ SEES THE BEST KIND OF PLAYSTATION 5 UPGRADE: TRANSFORMATIVE AND FREEGENE PARKNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Jimmy yelled with joy, and thanked the printer for his intelligent misreading of understate. '
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
We may be sure, too, that her informant did not understate the personal disadvantages of Sir Abraham Lumley.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERSTATE

  • minimize
  • play down
  • understate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.