Translation of "understate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌʌn.dəˈsteɪt/ us /-dɚ-/

to describe something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad, etc. than it really is

She believes the research understates the amount of discrimination women suffer.

(Translation of “understate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /andəˈsteit/

to state less than the truth about (something)

atenuar, minimizar; subestimar
She has understated her difficulties.
understatement noun

atenuación; subestimación
It’s an understatement to say he’s foolish – he’s quite mad.

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