underperform(redirected from underperformance)
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v. un·der·per·formed, un·der·per·form·ing, un·der·per·forms
1. To perform not as well as (something else): three stocks that underperformed the market as a whole.
2. To perform (a musical or theatrical work, for example) too seldom: In recent years, her plays have been underperformed.
To exhibit a level of performance that is below the standard: a company that underperformed last year.
1. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange (of a stock or share) to yield a lower return than (the market as a whole)
2. (intr) to perform less well than expected
un•der•per•form(ˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm)
to perform less well than (others of its kind) or less well than expected.
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|Verb||1.||underperform - perform less well or with less success than expected; "John consistently underachieves, although he is very able"; "My stocks underperformed last year"|
|2.||underperform - perform too rarely; "Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good"|
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform - give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"