Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To count more of something than are actually present, or to count one thing disproportionately more than another

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A count{1} that is higher than the true number; an erroneously high number determined by counting incorrectly; the result of overcounting{2}.
  • transitive v. To rate too high.
  • transitive v. To count erroneously, such that the counted number is higher than the actual number.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To rate above the true value.
  • To outnumber.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ count

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