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Definition of "undervalue" []

  • To assign too low a value to; underestimate. (verb-transitive)
  • To have too little regard or esteem for. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undervalue" in a sentence
  • "The fourth loss of substance, which the Americans -- drawing as they do upon the over-peopled regions of Europe for fresh supplies -- are always inclined to undervalue, is the loss of at least 500,000 men, by death in battle, by diseases in the camp, and by all the fatigues, miseries, and privations incident to a state of war."
  • ""Based on the current dividend of $0.60, RCL was yielding 1.70%, which represents the historical repetitive level of 'undervalue' for this company," Wright notes."
  • "While the Investment Quality Trends parameters of "undervalue" and "overvalue" dividend yields are repetitive over significant time periods, we would remind you that these levels are not inviolate."