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Synonyms for overstate
ˌoʊ 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"

    Synonyms:
    exaggerate, blow up, amplify, hyperbolise, enlarge, overdraw, expand, overdo, hyperbolize, inflate, magnify

    Antonyms:
    minimise, downplay, understate, minimize

Wiktionary

  1. overstate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    understate

  2. overstate(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    understate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overstate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exaggerate, overcharge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overstate(v)

    Synonyms:
    exaggerate

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2479enlarge
#3129expand
#29947magnify
#36507amplify
#38823inflate
#52027exaggerate
#58282overestimate
#73071overstate
#80648overdo
#185425overemphasize
#237497overdraw

How to use overstate in a sentence?

  1. Pete Buttigieg:

    Look, it's not like I killed( Osama) Bin Laden, right ? i don't want to overstate what my role was, but it certainly is something that was dangerous.

  2. Marta Murray-Close:

    Survey researchers have long known that peoples' desire to present themselves in a positive light may lead them to understate socially undesirable behaviors and overstate socially desirable behaviors, some people who give inaccurate answers on surveys may know they're distorting the truth, but many people probably do it unconsciously.

  3. Douglas Ellenoff:

    This is a securities transaction, language matters. You may not overstate your situation. You have to give an investor a true north accurate read of your opportunity as it exists today -- the good, the bad and the ugly.

  4. Alex Bell:

    It is hard to overstate the importance of Rome, from Mount Aventine, there are no more than half a dozen major works by Turner left in private hands and this work must rank as one of the very finest.

  5. Duncan Clark:

    It's hard to overstate his influence given how the company's governance is structured.


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