Definitions

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

  • transitive v. To state in exaggerated terms. See Synonyms at exaggerate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To exaggerate; to state or claim too much.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exaggerate in statement; express or declare in too strong terms.

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

  • v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Etymologies

over- +‎ state. (Wiktionary)

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