underquote


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underquote

(ˌʌndəˈkwəʊt)
vb
1. (Commerce) to offer for sale (securities, goods, or services) at a price lower than the market price
2. (Commerce) (tr) to quote a price lower than that quoted by (another)

underquote


Past participle: underquoted
Gerund: underquoting

Imperative
underquote
underquote
Present
I underquote
you underquote
he/she/it underquotes
we underquote
you underquote
they underquote
Preterite
I underquoted
you underquoted
he/she/it underquoted
we underquoted
you underquoted
they underquoted
Present Continuous
I am underquoting
you are underquoting
he/she/it is underquoting
we are underquoting
you are underquoting
they are underquoting
Present Perfect
I have underquoted
you have underquoted
he/she/it has underquoted
we have underquoted
you have underquoted
they have underquoted
Past Continuous
I was underquoting
you were underquoting
he/she/it was underquoting
we were underquoting
you were underquoting
they were underquoting
Past Perfect
I had underquoted
you had underquoted
he/she/it had underquoted
we had underquoted
you had underquoted
they had underquoted
Future
I will underquote
you will underquote
he/she/it will underquote
we will underquote
you will underquote
they will underquote
Future Perfect
I will have underquoted
you will have underquoted
he/she/it will have underquoted
we will have underquoted
you will have underquoted
they will have underquoted
Future Continuous
I will be underquoting
you will be underquoting
he/she/it will be underquoting
we will be underquoting
you will be underquoting
they will be underquoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underquoting
you have been underquoting
he/she/it has been underquoting
we have been underquoting
you have been underquoting
they have been underquoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underquoting
you will have been underquoting
he/she/it will have been underquoting
we will have been underquoting
you will have been underquoting
they will have been underquoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underquoting
you had been underquoting
he/she/it had been underquoting
we had been underquoting
you had been underquoting
they had been underquoting
Conditional
I would underquote
you would underquote
he/she/it would underquote
we would underquote
you would underquote
they would underquote
Past Conditional
I would have underquoted
you would have underquoted
he/she/it would have underquoted
we would have underquoted
you would have underquoted
they would have underquoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underquote - offer for sale at a price lower than the market price
price - determine the price of; "The grocer priced his wares high"
2.underquote - quote a price lower than that quoted by (another seller)
quote - name the price of; "quote prices for cars"
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References in periodicals archive ?
If my boss asked me to get a quote on a certain grade of hardwood and we didn't get the quote we asked for, I wouldn't even think to tell my boss about the underquote; I'd ask them to get the cost of what he asked for.
Meanwhile, corporations are disintegrating (in accordance with various fashions including outsourcing, downsizing, telecommuting, and virtualization), in order to take advantage of the economies of small-organization flexibility and adaptability, and owner-manager tendencies to underquote and overwork.