Bedeutung von “underestimate” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˌʌndərˈestɪmeɪt/

B2 to not understand how large, strong, or important something is:

Many people underestimate the cost of owning a car.

to not understand how powerful or clever someone is:

I thought it would be an easy game but I had underestimated my opponent.
→ Opposite overestimate

(Definition von “underestimate” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)