Definition of Overdraw

1. Verb. Draw more money from than is available. "She overdrew her account"

Generic synonyms: Draw, Draw Off, Take Out, Withdraw



2. Verb. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth. "Tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

Definition of Overdraw

1. v. t. To exaggerate; to overdo.

Definition of Overdraw

1. Verb. To withdraw more money from an account than there is credit; to make an overdraft ¹

2. Noun. Commonly described in graphics technical terms as the process by which during the rendering of a scene, a pixel at a given X,Y location in the final image is replaced by one which is closer to the view point than the existing pixel as determined by their corresponding Z values. ¹

3. Noun. A value determining/describing “Overdraw” or “Overdraw factor” is commonly the number of times each pixel would have been overwritten in the course of rendering averaged over a given frame or series of frames. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overdraw

1. to draw checks on in excess of the balance [v -DREW, -DRAWN, -DRAWING, -DRAWS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdraw

overdramatically
overdramatisation
overdramatisations
overdramatise
overdramatised
overdramatises
overdramatising
overdramatization
overdramatizations
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overdramatized
overdramatizes
overdramatizing
overdrank
overdraught
overdraw (current term)
overdrawing
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overdreep
overdress
overdressed
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overdressing
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overdribble
overdribbled
overdribbles
overdribbling
overdried

Literary usage of Overdraw

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1. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"overdraw. To draw upon a person or a bank, by bills or checks, to an amount in excess of the funds remaining to the drawer's credit with the drawee, ..."

2. Theory and Practice of Estate Accounting for Accountants, Lawyers, Executors by Frederick Henry Baugh, William Christian Schmeisser (1910)
"If Executors overdraw Their Proportion of Cash. If only one bank account is kept, and the executors should overdraw their proportion of the cash (the estate ..."

3. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1907)
"The loss however did not arise from any discounting business, but from Baird allowing a particular customer to overdraw his account. ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"The bill stated that the judgment which had been obtained against the complainant was for what is called, according to the bank phrase, "an overdraw," ..."

5. One Thousand and One Thoughts from My Library by Dwight Lyman Moody (1898)
"It is utterly impossible for faith to overdraw its account in God's bank. God could no more disappoint faith than He could deny Himself. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"The bill stated, that the judgment which had been obtained against the complainant was for what is called, according to the bank phrase, " an overdraw," ..."

7. The New System of Educating Horses, Including Instructions on Feeding by Dennis Magner (1870)
"... down when there is such an intention, and there is not persistence enough to make reproof sufficiently positive to cure the habit. The overdraw CHECK ..."

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