Overreckon
Overreckon \O`ver*reck"on\, v. t. To reckon too highly. [1913 Webster]

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  • overreckon — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ transitive verb 1. : overestimate 2. : to overcharge in a reckoning * * * overreckˈon transitive verb and intransitive verb To compute too highly • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • exaggerate — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, aggrandize, aggravate, amplify, ballyhoo, be untruthful, beef up, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, deceive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • idealize — Synonyms and related words: apotheosize, deify, dematerialize, disembody, disincarnate, elevate, ennoble, etherealize, exaggerate, exalt, glorify, immaterialize, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcount, overesteem, overestimate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overestimate — Synonyms and related words: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exaggeration, go to extremes, hyperbolize, idealize, idolize, lay it on, magnify, make much of, overappraisal …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overreact — Synonyms and related words: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exhaust, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, hyperbolize, idealize, know no bounds, lay it on, magnify …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overstate — Synonyms and related words: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, disguise, distort, draw the longbow, dress up, embellish, embroider, enlarge, exaggerate, falsify, fudge …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overvalue — Synonyms and related words: adore, cherish, exaggerate, idealize, idolize, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcount, overesteem, overestimate, overmeasure, overprize, overrate, overreact to, overreckon, overstate, prize, treasure,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Overestimation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Overestimation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 overestimation overestimation &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 exaggeration exaggeration &c. 549 Sgm: N 1 vanity vanity &c. 880 Sgm: N 1 optimism optimism pessimism …   English dictionary for students

  • misjudge — v miscalculate, misreckon, miscount, miscompute, Inf. bet on the wrong horse; misapprehend, misunderstand, misconstrue, misinterpret; misestimate, misdeem, misread, misevaluate, misappre ciate, misvalue; underestimate, overestimate, undervalue,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • overestimate — v 1. overrate, overvalue, over esteem, overprize, exaggerate [s.t. s] worth, make too much of, attach too much importance to, think too much of, expect too much of. 2. overcalculate, overreckon, overcount, over measure, overassess, overpraise. 3 …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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