Definition of overrate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overrate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overrate
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪt//
 
he / she / it overrates
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪts//
 
past simple overrated
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪtɪd//
 
past participle overrated
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪtɪd//
 
-ing form overrating
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈreɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈreɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] overrate somebody/something to have too high an opinion of somebody/something; to put too high a value on somebody/something In my opinion, Hirst's work has been vastly overrated. opposite underrate
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overrate