Definitions

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  • v. To calculate as being greater than is actually the case

Etymologies

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over- +‎ calculate

Examples

  • There's really no overcalculate in the stakes Tuesday.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2008

  • Not only did the DA overcalculate the number of overseas visits he made, the number of days he was out of the country and the cost, but wrongly asserted that Skweyiya's portfolio was "exclusively inward-looking", it said in a statement in his defence.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr. Hastings might have formed extravagant and wild expectations, when he was going up the country to plunder; for we allow that avarice may often overcalculate the hoards that it is going to rob.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 11 (of 12)

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