Overestimate vs. Underestimate

By Jaxson

  • Overestimate (verb)

    To judge too highly.

    “I overestimated the number of attendees, and bought far too much food for the party.”

  • Overestimate (noun)

    An estimate that is too high.

  • Underestimate (verb)

    To perceive (someone or something) as having a lower value, quantity, worth, etc., than what he/she/it actually has.

  • Underestimate (noun)

    An estimate that is too low.


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