Definition of Understate

1. Verb. Represent as less significant or important.

Exact synonyms: Downplay, Minimise, Minimize
Generic synonyms: Inform
Specialized synonyms: Trivialise, Trivialize
Derivative terms: Minimisation, Minimum, Minimization, Minimum, Understatement
Antonyms: Overstate



Definition of Understate

1. v. t. To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.

2. v. t. To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.

Definition of Understate

1. Verb. to state something with less completeness than needed; to minimise or downplay. ¹

2. Verb. to state something with a lack of emphasis, in order to express irony. ¹

3. Verb. to state a quantity that is too low. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Understate

1. [v -STATED, -STATING, -STATES]

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