Definitions for: Overstate

[v] to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this ``gracious Old South'' imagery"

Webster (1913) Definition: O`ver*state", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overstated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Overstating.]
To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate. --Fuller.

Synonyms: amplify, exaggerate, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw

Antonyms: downplay, minimise, minimize, understate

See Also: aggrandise, aggrandize, blow, blow up, bluster, boast, brag, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, gas, gasconade, lard, misinform, mislead, overemphasise, overemphasize, overstress, pad, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt

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