Definition of overstate in English:
Express or state too strongly; exaggerate: I may have overstated my case to make my point
More example sentences
- Statisticians say the inflation figures may overstate the speed of price rises.
- See, I'm prone to exaggeration, or at least overstating an argument.
- If the consumer price index sometimes overstates inflation, as some have argued, that could understate progress against poverty.
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