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Meaning of OVERDRAW

Pronunciation:  `owvu'drâ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this ``gracious Old South'' imagery"
  2. [v]  draw more money from than is available; "She overdrew her account"
 

OVERDRAW is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: amplify, exaggerate, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overstate
 
 Antonyms: downplay, minimise, minimize, understate
 
 See Also: aggrandise, aggrandize, blow, blow up, bluster, boast, brag, dramatise, dramatize, draw, draw off, embellish, embroider, gas, gasconade, lard, misinform, mislead, overemphasise, overemphasize, overstress, pad, shoot a line, swash, take out, tout, vaunt, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*draw"\, v. t. [imp. {Overdrew}; p. p.
{Overdrawn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdrawing}.]
1. To exaggerate; to overdo.

2. (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the
   proper amount or limit.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, belie, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, disguise, distort, draw the longbow, embellish, exaggerate, falsify, fudge, garble, go to extremes, hyperbolize, inflate, lay it on, magnify, make much of, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, overcharge, overdevelop, overdistend, overdo, overestimate, overexpand, overextend, overpaint, overpraise, overreach, overreact, oversell, overspeak, overspend, overstate, overstrain, overstress, overstretch, pad, parody, pervert, pile it on, puff, slant, strain, stretch, stretch the truth, swell, talk big, talk in superlatives, tout, travesty, twist, understate, warp, wrench
 

 

 

 

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