Definitions for overestimateˌoʊ vərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; ˈoʊ vərˈɛs tə mɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisal(noun)

    an appraisal that is too high

  2. overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning(verb)

    a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

  3. overestimate, overrate(verb)

    make too high an estimate of

    "He overestimated his own powers"

  4. overvalue, overestimate(verb)

    assign too high a value to

    "You are overestimating the value of your old car"


  1. Overestimate(v. t.)

    Hence: To overvalue.


  1. overestimate(Verb)

    to judge too highly

    Experts overestimate the level of harm of cigarettes.

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