verb (used with object), o·ver·rat·ed, o·ver·rat·ing.
Origin of overrate
Examples from the Web for overrate
"Perhaps you overrate your find, mademoiselle," he suggested, but with unconcealed interest.Mlle. Fouchette|Charles Theodore Murray
This is an enormous advantage, the value of which it is hardly possible to overrate.Household Administration|Various
But although we must do full justice to the force of suggestion, we must not overrate it.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
In one department of learning, indeed, his proficiency was such as it is hardly possible to overrate.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
To govern mankind, one must not overrate them: and to please an audience, as a speaker, one must not overvalue it.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield