HyperDic: overstate

English > 1 sense of the word overstate:
VERBcommunicationoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyto enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
overstate > pronunciation
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English > overstate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify
Narrowerboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseadd details to
overemphasize, overemphasise, overstressplace special or excessive emphasis on
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
Oppositeunderstate, minimize, minimise, downplayrepresent as less significant or important
Spanishampliar, exagerar, magnificar
Catalanampliar, exagerar, magnificar
Nounsoverstatementmaking to seem more important than it really is

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