English translation of 'महत्व कम करना'
महत्व कम करना /mahatva kama karana/
1. devalue transitive verb
To devalue something means to cause it to be thought less important or less worthy of respect.
They spread tales about her in an attempt to devalue her work.
2. gloss phrasal verb
If you gloss over a problem or mistake, you try to make it seem unimportant by ignoring it or by dealing with it very quickly.
Tell me the whole story, without glossing over the unpleasant bits.
3. understate transitive verb
If you understate something, you describe it in a way that suggests that it is less important or serious than it really is.
The figures understate the extent of the problem.
4. undervalue transitive verb
If you undervalue something, you fail to recognize how valuable or important it is.
We must never undervalue freedom.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Translation of महत्व कम करना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary