Synonyms of underestimate in English:

underestimate


See definition of underestimate

verb

1‘official statistics tend to underestimate the actual volume of economic activity that occurs’

SYNONYMS

set too low, underrate

miscalculate, misjudge, judge incorrectly, estimate wrongly, calculate wrongly, be wrong about, misconstrue, misread

err, be wide of the mark

ANTONYMS

overestimate, exaggerate

2‘his political opponents managed to underestimate his capabilities’

SYNONYMS

underrate, rate too low, undervalue, set little store by, set no store by, not do justice to, do an injustice to, be wrong about, sell short, play down, understate

minimize, de-emphasize, underemphasize, diminish, downgrade, deflate, reduce, lessen, brush aside, gloss over, trivialize

hold cheap, shrug off, belittle

rare misprize, minify

ANTONYMS

overestimate, overrate, exaggerate