Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: overstate
IPA transcription: ['oʊvɚst,eɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify
    Meaning: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
Usage examples
  • And the shade of meaning, the limited qualification, that a Frenchman or Englishman can attain with a mere twist of the sentence, the German must either abandon or laboriously overstate with some colossal wormcast of parenthesis....