Definition of


  1. (verb, cognition) make too high an estimate of

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Synonyms of Overrate


Alternate forms of Overrate

Derivations: overrating

Hyponyms: overcapitalise, overcapitalize

Hypernyms: misjudge

Origin of the word Overrate

  1. 1611, from over + rate (v.). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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