underspend


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underspend

(ˌʌndəˈspɛnd)
vb, -spends, -spending or -spent
to spend less than (one can afford or is allocated)
n
the amount by which someone or something is underspent

underspend


Past participle: underspent
Gerund: underspending

Imperative
underspend
underspend
Present
I underspend
you underspend
he/she/it underspends
we underspend
you underspend
they underspend
Preterite
I underspent
you underspent
he/she/it underspent
we underspent
you underspent
they underspent
Present Continuous
I am underspending
you are underspending
he/she/it is underspending
we are underspending
you are underspending
they are underspending
Present Perfect
I have underspent
you have underspent
he/she/it has underspent
we have underspent
you have underspent
they have underspent
Past Continuous
I was underspending
you were underspending
he/she/it was underspending
we were underspending
you were underspending
they were underspending
Past Perfect
I had underspent
you had underspent
he/she/it had underspent
we had underspent
you had underspent
they had underspent
Future
I will underspend
you will underspend
he/she/it will underspend
we will underspend
you will underspend
they will underspend
Future Perfect
I will have underspent
you will have underspent
he/she/it will have underspent
we will have underspent
you will have underspent
they will have underspent
Future Continuous
I will be underspending
you will be underspending
he/she/it will be underspending
we will be underspending
you will be underspending
they will be underspending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underspending
you have been underspending
he/she/it has been underspending
we have been underspending
you have been underspending
they have been underspending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underspending
you will have been underspending
he/she/it will have been underspending
we will have been underspending
you will have been underspending
they will have been underspending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underspending
you had been underspending
he/she/it had been underspending
we had been underspending
you had been underspending
they had been underspending
Conditional
I would underspend
you would underspend
he/she/it would underspend
we would underspend
you would underspend
they would underspend
Past Conditional
I would have underspent
you would have underspent
he/she/it would have underspent
we would have underspent
you would have underspent
they would have underspent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underspend - spend less than the whole of (a budget, for example)
spend - spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
overspend - spend more than available of (a budget)
2.underspend - spend at less than the normal rate
expend, spend, drop - pay out; "spend money"
overspend - spend at a high rate
Translations

underspend

[ˌʌndəˈspend] VIgastar menos de lo previsto

underspend

[ˌʌndərˈspɛnd]
nsous-utilisation f du budget
vi dépenser moins que prévu dans le budget
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