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underachieve (Also underachieved, underachieves, underachieving) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to underachieve

fulfil

  • verb put in effect
    execute; accomplish; carry out; carry through; action; fulfill.
    • carry out a task
    • execute the decision of the people
    • He actioned the operation
  • verb fill or meet a want or need
    satisfy; meet; fulfill; fill.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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underreach

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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underachievement

  • noun poorer than expected performance (poorer than might have been predicted from intelligence tests)

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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overachieve

  • verb perform better or achieve a greater degree of success than expected
    • His daughter always overachieves

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underachieve

  • verb perform less well or with less success than expected
    underperform.
    • John consistently underachieves, although he is very able
    • My stocks underperformed last year

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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educate

  • verb give an education to
    • We must educate our youngsters better
  • verb create by training and teaching
    train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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nonachiever

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underachiever; underperformer.

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perform

  • verb carry out or perform an action
    do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance
  • verb perform a function
    • Who will perform the wedding?

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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do_one's_best

  • verb perform a task as well as possible
    go all out; give one's best; give full measure.
    • The cast gives full measure every night

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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expected

  • adjective considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
    • prepared for the expected attack
  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    anticipate; expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

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give_full_measure

  • verb perform a task as well as possible
    do one's best; go all out; give one's best.
    • The cast gives full measure every night

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achieve

  • verb to gain with effort
    accomplish; reach; attain.
    • she achieved her goal despite setbacks

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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go_all_out

  • verb perform a task as well as possible
    do one's best; give one's best; give full measure.
    • The cast gives full measure every night

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skipper

  • noun a student who fails to attend classes
  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; sea captain.

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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underperformer

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underachiever; nonachiever.
  • noun a business that is less successful than expected

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underperform

  • verb perform less well or with less success than expected
    underachieve.
    • John consistently underachieves, although he is very able
    • My stocks underperformed last year
  • verb perform too rarely
    • Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good

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execute

  • verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    put to death.
    • In some states, criminals are executed
  • verb murder in a planned fashion
    • The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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give_one's_best

  • verb perform a task as well as possible
    do one's best; go all out; give full measure.
    • The cast gives full measure every night

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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below

  • adverb in or to a place that is lower
    beneath; to a lower place; at a lower place.
  • adverb at a later place
    • see below

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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underachiever

  • noun a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
    underperformer; nonachiever.

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