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Definition of overrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] overrate somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overrate
he / she / it overrates
past simple overrated
-ing form overrating
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to have too high an opinion of someone or something; to put too high a value on someone or something In my opinion, that painting has been vastly overrated. opposite underrate
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: overrate