What is another word for underrate?

899 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌʌndəɹˈe͡ɪt], [ ˌʌndəɹˈe‍ɪt], [ ˌʌ_n_d_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]

Underrate is a verb that means to underestimate or undervalue something or someone. There are several synonyms for underrate, and some of them include belittle, deprecate, diminish, disregard, downplay, ignore, underestimate, and undervalue. When you belittle something, you make it seem less important or valuable than it really is. Deprecating something means you criticize or speak negatively about it. When you diminish something, you make it seem less significant than it actually is. Ignoring something means you disregard its importance, while downplaying something means you make it seem less serious than it is. Underestimating and undervaluing something implies that you don't realize its true worth or potential.

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What are the opposite words for underrate?

The word "underrate," which means to underestimate or devalue something or someone, has several antonyms that convey the opposite meaning. Words such as "esteem," "value," and "appreciate" all signify a high regard for a person or thing. Similarly, "overrate" means to overestimate or overvalue, which is the converse of underrating. Other antonyms of underrate include "acknowledge," "recognize," "revere," "admire" and "respect." Using these antonyms can enrich one's writing, helping to convey nuanced meanings and enabling the writer to better express themselves. When used correctly, antonyms can make a piece of writing more engaging and thought-provoking.

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Usage examples for Underrate

She did not deny that it would be pleasant to go again, and she did not, for an instant, underrate the pleasure which comes of knowing oneself among the envied few.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Miss Pinsent was certainly the last to underrate such a privilege:-It's so important, my dear, forming as we do a little family, that there should be some one to give the tone; and no one could do it better than Lady Susan-an earl's daughter and a person of such determination.
"The Greater Inclination"
Edith Wharton
Gerard, whose rising aversion had engendered in him suspicions of which he was more than half ashamed, fancied he detected a slight change of manner on his host's part, as he frankly avowed his own utter lack of prospects or means, and a corresponding increase of cordiality towards Harry Maitland, who was not prone to underrate himself or his possessions.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford

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