Translation of "underestimate" - English-French dictionary

underestimate

verb transitiveunderestimate /ˌʌndərˈɛstəˌmeɪt/
to think sb is not as good or able as they actually are
sous-estimer

Don't underestimate him - he's quiet, but smart.
Ne le sous-estimes pas, il est discret mais intelligent.
to think that sth is not as difficult, dangerous, etc. as it actually is
sous-estimer

The experts underestimated the hurricane's force.
Les experts ont sous-estimé la violence de l'ouragan.

(Translation of “underestimate” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

underestimate

verb /andərˈestimeit/

to estimate (a person, a thing etc) at less than his or its real amount, value, strength etc

sous-estimer
Never underestimate your opponent!

(Translation of “underestimate” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)