Definitions for underperformˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•per•formˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm(v.t.; v.i.)
to perform less well than (others of its kind) or less well than expected.
Category: Common Vocabulary
perform less well or with less success than expected
"John consistently underachieves, although he is very able"; "My stocks underperformed last year"
perform too rarely
"Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good"
To underachieve, to not reach standards or expectations, especially with respect to a financial investment.
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