Underperform meaning

ŭndər-pər-fôrm
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To function less effectively or be less successful than expected or required.
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To produce a smaller return than.
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To underachieve, to not reach standards or expectations, especially with respect to a financial investment.
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To perform not as well as (something else).

Three stocks that underperformed the market as a whole.

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To perform (a musical or theatrical work, for example) too seldom.

In recent years, her plays have been underperformed.

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To exhibit a level of performance that is below the standard.

A company that underperformed last year.

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Origin of underperform

  • under- +"Ž perform.

    From Wiktionary