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Meaning of "understated" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNDERSTATED

understated  [ˌʌndəˈsteɪtɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNDERSTATED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Understated is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNDERSTATED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of understated in the English dictionary

The definition of understated in the dictionary is not obvious; subtle.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNDERSTATED


agitated
ˈædʒɪˌteɪtɪd
annotated
ˈænəˌteɪtɪd
capitated
ˈkæpɪˌteɪtɪd
cristated
ˈkrɪsteɪtɪd
debilitated
dɪˈbɪlɪteɪtɪd
devastated
ˈdɛvəsteɪtɪd
disorientated
dɪsˈɔːrɪənteɪtɪd
export-orientated
ˈɛkspɔːtˌɔːrɪənˌteɪtɪd
guttated
ɡʌˈteɪtɪd
incapacitated
ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪˌteɪtɪd
irritated
ˈɪrɪteɪtɪd
orientated
ˈɔːrɪənteɪtɪd
premeditated
priːˈmɛdɪteɪtɪd
sedigitated
siːˈdɪdʒɪˌteɪtɪd
stated
ˈsteɪtɪd
unannotated
ʌnˈænəˌteɪtɪd
unmeditated
ʌnˈmɛdɪteɪtɪd
unpremeditated
ˌʌnprɪˈmɛdɪˌteɪtɪd
unstated
ʌnˈsteɪtɪd
vegetated
ˈvedʒɪteɪtɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNDERSTATED

understaffed
understaffing
understand
understandable
understandably
understander
understanding
understandingly
understate
understatedly
understatement
understeer
understock
understood
understorey
understory
understrapper
understrapping
understrata
understratum

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNDERSTATED

acetated
affiliated
animated
calculated
case stated
dedicated
dentated
estimated
illustrated
incorporated
integrated
isolated
located
lubricated
outdated
punctated
related
silver-plated
top-rated
updated

Synonyms and antonyms of understated in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNDERSTATED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «understated» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of understated

Translation of «understated» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNDERSTATED

Find out the translation of understated to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of understated from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «understated» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简朴的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sencillo
570 millions of speakers

English

understated
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महत्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قللت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

занижена
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

discreto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্পষ্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

discret
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terkurang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unaufdringlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

派手さを抑えた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

절제된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Understated
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

understated
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறைத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कळले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sade
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sobrio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zaniżone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

занижена
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minimalist
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διακριτική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderskat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skattade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

undervurdert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of understated

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERSTATED»

The term «understated» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.710 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERSTATED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about understated

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5 QUOTES WITH «UNDERSTATED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word understated.
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Sade Adu
I'm not over the top; I'm not wacky. I'm fairly understated, and that reflects in the way I sing.
2
Edie Campbell
What I like about Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium is that it's an understated scent that's somehow familiar.
3
Lara St. John
What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality, passion, and understated erotica that popular music, even with all of its energy and life, cannot even begin to touch?
4
David Lauren
Hugh Grant does a great job with his style. Somehow understated yet timeless and seems to get it. He does it on and off camera.
5
Bob Riley
Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNDERSTATED»

Discover the use of understated in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to understated and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Financial & Managerial Accounting
Amount of Misstatement Income Statement Revenues correctly stated $ XX Expenses understated by (50) Net income overstated by $ 50 Balance Sheet Assets overstated by $ 50 Liabilities correctly stated $ XX Stockholders' equity overstated ...
Carl Warren, James Reeve, Jonathan Duchac, 2013
2
Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Makers
Illustration 6B-2 Effects of inventory errors on current year's income statement Inventory Error Beginning inventory understated Beginning inventory overstated Ending inventory understated Ending inventory overstated Cost of Goods Sold Net ...
Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt, Donald E. Kieso, 2010
3
Environmental liabilities DOD training range cleanup cost ...
Understated. Although DOD reported its unexploded ordnance cleanup liability on training ranges at about $14 billion in its fiscal year 2000 agencywide financial statements, it is likely that the financial statements are substantially understated.
4
Corporate Financial Accounting
Because the ending physical inventory is understated, the cost of merchandise sold for 2011 will be overstated by $10,000. Thus, the gross profit and the net income for 2011 are understated by $10,000. Since the net income is closed to ...
Carl Warren, James Reeve, Jonathan Duchac, 2011
5
Baseball Is Just Baseball: The Understated Ichiro
Collects quotations from the baseball player on topics ranging from Japanese baseball, spring training, and Ken Griffey, Jr., to food, the media, and his wife.
David Shields, 2012
6
Accounting Theory
Net income o,s understated if, in the first year, estimated salvage value is excluded from the depreciation computation when using the Straight line Production or method use method a. Yes No b. Yes Yes c . No No d. No Yes ( AICPA Adapted, ...
Deakin University. Faculty of Business and Law. Open Campus Program, Deakin University. School of Accounting and Finance. Open Campus Program
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Accounting
Thus, the December 31, 2011, inventory is understated by $10,000 ($60,000 – $50,000). As a result, the cost of merchandise sold is overstated by $10,000. The gross profit and the net income for the year will also be understated by $10,000.
Carl Warren, James Reeve, Jonathan Duchac, 2011
8
Financial and Managerial Accounting Using Excel for Success
is understated by $10,000 ($60,000 – $50,000). As a result, the cost of merchandise sold is overstated by $10,000. The gross profit and the net income for the year will also be understated by $10,000. The December 31, 2011, merchandise ...
James Reeve, Carl Warren, Jonathan Duchac, 2011
9
Defense Contracting: Use of Undefinitized Contract Actions ...
Government Accountability Office Washington Dc. Source: GAO analysis of DOD data. Note: We reviewed 77 UCAs. However, multiple reasons were cited for the same action. "Other" reasons include actions to avoid costs for future upgrades ...
Government Accountability Office Washington Dc
10
Litigation Services Handbook: The Role of the Financial Expert
... Expenses Accounts Receivable [Overstated] Revenue [Overstated] Allowance for Sales Returns [Understated] Revenue [Overstated] Doubtful Accounts Allowance [Understated] Bad Debt Expense [Understated] Inventory [Overstated] Cost of ...
Roman L. Weil, Peter B. Frank, Christian W. Hughes, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNDERSTATED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term understated is used in the context of the following news items.
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A good drop: A suitably understated partner of dainty dishes
At only $15 to $20 a bottle, it's an underpriced example of an understated style. Our wine reviewer Travis Schultz is a practice group leader of Schultz Toomey ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jul 15»
2
Always the quiet ones - 16 understated rock stars
Chris Wolstenholme (Muse): When you think of the Devonshire space-rock trio, the first thing that springs to mind is probably Matt Bellamy's histrionic ... «Gigwise, Jul 15»
3
Darien Wow House: Understated Elegance
Understated elegance describes this home with rustic wide plank floors, exposed wooden ceiling beams, an open main floor plan, and windows and doors ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
4
HBO's 12 Most Hilariously Understated Game of Thrones Episode …
To give you a sense of how misleading that “Mother's Mercy” description may be, here 12 hilariously understated plot descriptions from the last three seasons of ... «Vanity Fair, Jun 15»
5
Prison overcrowding understated for years, minister admits
Andrew Selous apologised to MPs on Thursday for incorrect statements made by the Ministry of Justice and in written answers to parliament that understated the ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
6
Violent crime against women massively understated, statistics …
Violent crime against women massively understated, statistics agency told. Crime Survey of England and Wales fails to account for nearly half the attacks on ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
7
Gucci Cruise Show Goes the Understated Route
On Thursday, Gucci and Mr. Michele went an understated route. The celebrities at Gucci's show were few and far between. Dakota Johnson and her “50 Shades ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
8
Review: 'When Marnie Was There' a sweet, understated Studio …
Like many animations from Studio Ghibli, key scenes in "When Marnie Was There" play out not in reality or a fantasy, but the in-between. Based on Joan G. «MLive.com, Jun 15»
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Kendall Jenner makes an understated appearance in a cap at LAX
She's used to being surrounded by a gaggle of glam friends - but modelling is proving to be a pretty solitary career move for Kendall Jenner. The teenager ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
10
Jessica Hart goes for understated elegance at CDFA Fashion Awards
The New York-based model chose an understated cream shift dress for her red carpet appearance, pairing it with vampy makeup, leopard print heeled sandals ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Understated [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/understated>. Aug 2019 ».
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