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overrate

[ oh-ver-reyt ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈreɪt /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·rat·ed, o·ver·rat·ing.

to rate or appraise too highly; overestimate: I think you overrate their political influence.

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Origin of overrate

First recorded in 1580–90; over- + rate1
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overrate
/ (ˌəʊvəˈreɪt) /

verb

(tr) to assess too highly
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