What does overstate mean?

Definitions for overstateˌoʊ vərˈsteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify(verb)

    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

    "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"


  1. overstate(Verb)

    To exaggerate; to state or claim too much.

    I think it is overstating matters to say that an hour online is spending all night on the computer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overstate

    ō-vėr-stāt′, to state over and above: to exaggerate.—n. Overstate′ment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overstate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overstate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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