Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “underestimate”

See all translations

underestimate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌʌndərˈestɪmeɪt/
SIZE/AMOUNT B2 to not understand how large, strong, or important something is
недооценивать
Many people underestimate the cost of owning a car.Misunderstanding
PERSON to not understand how powerful or clever someone is
недооценивать
I thought it would be an easy game but I had underestimated my opponent. →  Opposite overestimate Misunderstanding
(Definition of underestimate from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “underestimate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More