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overrate

[ oh-ver-reyt ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路rat路ed, o路ver路rat路ing.
to rate or appraise too highly; overestimate: I think you overrate their political influence.

OTHER WORDS FOR overrate

overpraise, overesteem, magnify.
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Origin of overrate

First recorded in 1580鈥90; over- + rate1
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British Dictionary definitions for overrate

overrate
/ (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞re瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to assess too highly
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