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overstate

verb

1 overstate

To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth.

synonyms: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw.

Roget 549: exaggerate, magnify, pile up, aggravate; amplify etc. (expand) 194; overestimate etc. 482; hyperbolize; overcharge, overstate, ... show more

Dutch: chargeren, hyperboliseren, kleuren, opblazen, opkloppen, oppijpen, overdrijven, overtrekken




Moby thesaurus: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, disguise, distort, draw the longbow, dress up, embellish, embroider, enlarge, exaggerate, falsify ... show more.

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