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Meaning of OVERDRAW

Pronunciation:  `owvu'drâ

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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
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