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synonyms for overestimate

  • augment
  • bloat
  • boost
  • enlarge
  • escalate
  • exaggerate
  • expand
  • magnify
  • maximize
  • pad
  • widen
  • aerate
  • aggrandize
  • amplify
  • balloon
  • cram
  • dilate
  • distend
  • exalt
  • pyramid
  • raise
  • spread
  • stretch
  • surcharge
  • beef up
  • build up
  • flesh out
  • puff up
  • pump up
  • swell up
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antonyms for overestimate

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  • abridge
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • play down
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • weaken
  • compress
  • contract
  • debase
  • depress
  • deflate
  • let air out
  • succeed
  • pay attention
  • regard
  • attend
  • perceive
  • get
  • understand
  • respect
  • perceive
  • comprehend
  • be sure
  • clear up
  • fix
  • succeed
  • do well
  • correct
  • understand
  • interpret
  • achieve
  • accomplish
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    How to use overestimate in a sentence

    Climate change is interfering with how researchers count bonobos, possibly leading to gross overestimates of the endangered apes, a new study suggests.
    CLIMATE CHANGE MAY BE LEADING TO OVERCOUNTS OF ENDANGERED BONOBOSPRATIK PAWARJULY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    The sequel proved that he did not overestimate the time, but the process cost considerable bloodshed.
    REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
    It would be hard to overestimate the importance of the primitive dance in the culture development of mankind.
    INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
    It is hard to overestimate the important part that company has played in the conduct of the Mesopotamian campaign.
    WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
    It is impossible to overestimate the ethnologic importance of the materials thus obtained.
    THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
    All the village was astir over the ball, as well as the Leverich house; it was impossible to overestimate its importance.
    THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
    The method of voice production here recommended has given the writer advantages that it would be difficult to overestimate.
    THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
    As for the value to automobilism of this great trial one can hardly overestimate it.
    THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
    It is impossible to overestimate the influence of property in the civilization of mankind.
    ANCIENT SOCIETYLEWIS HENRY MORGAN
    But though you've made your way by it, sir, you overestimate it.
    THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
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