Definition of Overrates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overrate) ¹



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Definition of Overrates

1. overrate [v] - See also: overrate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overrates

overquick
overquietness
overraced
overrack
overracks
overrake
overraked
overrakes
overraking
overran
overrank
overrash
overrate
overrated
overratedness
overrates
overrating
overreached
overreacher
overreachers
overreaches
overreaching
overreachingly
overreact
overreacted
overreacting
overreaction
overreactions
overreacts

Literary usage of Overrates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"... we are glad has been published, though we think its editor very much overrates both its interest and practical value. The book is very neatly printed. ..."

2. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"... it is both a pleasing and a humiliating consideration to me, that the partiality of my friends greatly overrates the importance of my services. ..."

3. The Buntling Ball: A Græco-American Play by Edgar Fawcett (1884)
"... fops full of impudent vanity Thou shinest for sense and urbanity, And if any one states That our praise overrates, We denounce his dissent as insanity. ..."

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