What does the word underrate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To rate too low.

Usage examples for underrate

  1. This being granted, it follows that no painter should underrate sculpture, and no sculptor should make light of painting. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  2. You must not underrate yourself as you did in your last. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  3. The reaction takes place, and they then underrate, as much as before they had overrated, each other. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat