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overestimate

o·ver·es·ti·mate

overestimate

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: o vr e st meIt
inflections: overestimated, overestimates, overestimating
definition: to place too high or great an estimate on.
I overestimated my tax refund.You overestimate my value to the company.
antonyms:
underestimate
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr e st miht
definition: too high or great an estimate.
antonyms:
underestimate
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derivation: overestimation (n.)