What does undervalue mean?

Definitions for undervalueˌʌn dərˈvæl yu

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undervalue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undervalue, underestimate(verb)

    assign too low a value to

    "Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price"

  2. undervalue(verb)

    esteem lightly

  3. depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue(verb)

    lose in value

    "The dollar depreciated again"


  1. undervalue(Verb)

    to underestimate, or assign too low a value to something

  2. undervalue(Verb)

    to have too little regard for someone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undervalue(verb)

    to value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to depreciate

  2. Undervalue(verb)

    to esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in mean estimation; to despise

  3. Undervalue(noun)

    a low rate or price; a price less than the real worth; undervaluation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undervalue

    un-dėr-val′ū, v.t. to value below the real worth: to esteem lightly.—n. a value or price under the real worth: low rate or price.—ns. Undervaluā′tion, an undervaluing: rate below the worth; Underval′uer.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undervalue in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undervalue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Henri:

    Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.

  2. Malcom S. Forbes:

    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

  3. Malcolm Forbes:

    Too many people overvalue what they are, and undervalue what they are not.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A learned person underrates own intelligence & overvalues others importance, so remains in public largely shy; the foolish people overrate own importance & undervalue others intelligence, so often publicly lie.

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