Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To present (an idea, for example) with little or insufficient enthusiasm.
  • transitive verb To sell at a lower price than (a competitor); undercut.
  • transitive verb To sell (something) at a price lower than the real, normal, or appropriate value.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sell under, or cheaper than.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To sell the same articles at a lower price than; to sell cheaper than.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To sell goods for a lower price than a competitor.
  • verb To sell something for less than its value.
  • verb To put forward an idea, or to market a new product, with insufficient enthusiasm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb sell cheaper than one's competition

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Examples

  • This enabled me to get a late-deal trip with Olympic Holidays who unlike certain tour operators I could mention not only will "undersell" but also give thumping great discounts to last-minute travellers.

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  • This enabled me to get a late-deal trip with Olympic Holidays who unlike certain tour operators I could mention not only will "undersell" but also give thumping great discounts to last-minute travellers.

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  • We also get the intelligence that Labour MEPs have pleaded, on behalf of Downing Street, with EU institutions to downplay elements of the constitution to help the Government domestically "undersell" the deal to avoid a referendum.

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  • The vacuum of documentation in this arena, even taking into consideration the release of several books surrounding Reporting Services in recent years, continues to represent a serious "undersell" of Reporting Services, from an Analysis Services reporting perspective.

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  • The truth is, there is open competition and prices are such that there are no monopolistic pricing schemes in place – if a wine shop in New York charges too much, another shop can easily undersell them.

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  • To do so, however, is to miss connecting with a huge part of the Latino population, to undersell us and underserve us, to misrepresent us and misunderstand us.

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  • We shouldn't undersell the digital communications portion of this.

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  • To do so, however, is to miss connecting with a huge part of the Latino population, to undersell us and underserve us, to misrepresent us and misunderstand us.

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  • And never EVER let an "exhibitor" undersell a dealer.

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  • He said make sure you don't undersell yourself, realize that you're valuable.

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