Translation of "underestimate" - English-Polish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌʌndərˈestɪmeɪt/

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

nie doceniać
Many people underestimate the cost of owning a car.

to not understand how powerful or clever someone is

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

(Translation of “underestimate” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)