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Meaning of OVERVALUE

Pronunciation:  `owvur'valyoo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  assign too high a value to; "You are overestimating the value of your old car"
 

OVERVALUE is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: overestimate
 
 Antonyms: underestimate, undervalue
 
 See Also: value

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*val"ue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overvalued}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Overvaluing}.]
1. To value excessively; to rate at too high a price. ``To
   overvalue human power.'' --Holyday.

2. To exceed in value. [R.] --H. Brooke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adore, cherish, exaggerate, idealize, idolize, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcount, overesteem, overestimate, overmeasure, overprize, overrate, overreact to, overreckon, overstate, prize, treasure, worship
 

 

 

 

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