over-rate[ oh-ver-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-rate
Synonyms for over-rate
- blow up
- make mountain of molehill
- puff up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-RATE
All these are of value to his wife, and it is not easy to over-rate them.'
We are all apt to over-rate the strength and durability of the attachments we excite.
So prone are we to under-rate the exertions of other people, and over-rate our own.
Virtue is something which it would be impossible to over-rate if it had not been over-rated.
We then began, perhaps, to go to the other extreme and to over-rate what they could do.
"I think you over-rate the difficulties, Lane," said Mr. Jermyn.
This was specially appropriate to his hearers who were ascetics and disposed to over-rate the value of austerities.
In those days it was the fashion to over-rate the service works of imagination can render virtue.
“I am afraid you over-rate my abilities,” he said, with a slight deprecating smile.
It is certainly impossible to over-rate the importance of the economic factor in society, or of a good environment.