Synonyms of understate in English:

understate


See definition of understate

verb

1‘we have been guilty of understating the size of the problem’

SYNONYMS

play down, downplay, make light of, underrate, rate too low, not do justice to, do an injustice to, underplay, de-emphasize, underemphasize, trivialize, minimize, diminish, downgrade, reduce, lessen, brush aside, gloss over, shrug off

informal soft-pedal, sell short

rare misprize, minify

ANTONYMS

overstate, exaggerate, emphasize