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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To assign too high a value to: overvalued the painting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To assign an excessive value to something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To value excessively; to rate at too high a price.
  • transitive v. To exceed in value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To set too great value on; rate at too high a price: as, to overvalue a house; to overvalue one's self.
  • To exceed in value.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. assign too high a value to

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