Definitions for overrateˌoʊ vərˈreɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word overrate

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•rateˌoʊ vərˈreɪt(v.t.)-rat•ed, -rat•ing.

  1. to rate or appraise too highly.

Origin of overrate:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. overestimate, overrate(verb)

    make too high an estimate of

    "He overestimated his own powers"


  1. overrate(Verb)

    To esteem too highly; to give greater praise than due.

Translations for overrate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to think that something is better, stronger, more valuable etc than it really is

Her beauty is overrated.

Get even more translations for overrate »


Find a translation for the overrate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these overrate definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"overrate." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for overrate?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for overrate: