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un·der·val·ue

 (ŭn′dər-văl′yo͞o)
tr.v. un·der·val·ued, un·der·val·u·ing, un·der·val·ues
1. To assign too low a value to; underestimate.
2. To have too little regard or esteem for.

un′der·val′u·a′tion n.

undervalue

(ˌʌndəˈvæljuː)
vb, -values, -valuing or -valued
(tr) to value at too low a level or price
ˌunderˌvaluˈation n
ˌunderˈvaluer n

un•der•val•ue

(ˌʌn dərˈvæl yu)

v.t. -ued, -u•ing.
1. to put too low a value on.
2. to have insufficient regard or esteem for.
[1590–1600]

undervalue


Past participle: undervalued
Gerund: undervaluing

Imperative
undervalue
undervalue
Present
I undervalue
you undervalue
he/she/it undervalues
we undervalue
you undervalue
they undervalue
Preterite
I undervalued
you undervalued
he/she/it undervalued
we undervalued
you undervalued
they undervalued
Present Continuous
I am undervaluing
you are undervaluing
he/she/it is undervaluing
we are undervaluing
you are undervaluing
they are undervaluing
Present Perfect
I have undervalued
you have undervalued
he/she/it has undervalued
we have undervalued
you have undervalued
they have undervalued
Past Continuous
I was undervaluing
you were undervaluing
he/she/it was undervaluing
we were undervaluing
you were undervaluing
they were undervaluing
Past Perfect
I had undervalued
you had undervalued
he/she/it had undervalued
we had undervalued
you had undervalued
they had undervalued
Future
I will undervalue
you will undervalue
he/she/it will undervalue
we will undervalue
you will undervalue
they will undervalue
Future Perfect
I will have undervalued
you will have undervalued
he/she/it will have undervalued
we will have undervalued
you will have undervalued
they will have undervalued
Future Continuous
I will be undervaluing
you will be undervaluing
he/she/it will be undervaluing
we will be undervaluing
you will be undervaluing
they will be undervaluing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undervaluing
you have been undervaluing
he/she/it has been undervaluing
we have been undervaluing
you have been undervaluing
they have been undervaluing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undervaluing
you will have been undervaluing
he/she/it will have been undervaluing
we will have been undervaluing
you will have been undervaluing
they will have been undervaluing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undervaluing
you had been undervaluing
he/she/it had been undervaluing
we had been undervaluing
you had been undervaluing
they had been undervaluing
Conditional
I would undervalue
you would undervalue
he/she/it would undervalue
we would undervalue
you would undervalue
they would undervalue
Past Conditional
I would have undervalued
you would have undervalued
he/she/it would have undervalued
we would have undervalued
you would have undervalued
they would have undervalued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.undervalue - assign too low a value to; "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"
value - fix or determine the value of; assign a value to; "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"
overvalue, overestimate - assign too high a value to; "You are overestimating the value of your old car"
2.undervalue - esteem lightlyundervalue - esteem lightly      
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
3.undervalue - lose in valueundervalue - lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
depreciate - lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"

undervalue

Translations

undervalue

[ˈʌndəˈvæljuː] VT
1. (Comm) [+ goods] → valorizar por debajo de su precio
2. (fig) → subestimar
he has been undervalued as a writercomo escritor no se lo ha valorado debidamente

undervalue

[ˌʌndərˈvæljuː] vtsous-estimer

undervalue

[ˌʌndəˈvæljuː] vt (person, contribution) → svalutare, sottovalutare (Comm, Fin) → deprezzare, svalutare
References in classic literature ?
to undervalue myself by marrying a poor man; yet I would have you to know, I have a spirit above all them things.
Leave it to God, Sancho," returned Don Quixote, "for he will give her what suits her best; but do not undervalue thyself so much as to come to be content with anything less than being governor of a province.
It is not likely that they undervalue a distinction such as this.