[oh-ver-steyt] /ˌoʊ vərˈsteɪt/
verb (used with object), overstated, overstating.
to too strongly; exaggerate:
to overstate one’s position in a controversy.
(transitive) to state too strongly; exaggerate or overemphasize
1803, from over- + statement.
1630s, “assume too much grandeur;” see over- + state (n.1). Meaning “state too strongly” is attested from 1798, from state (v.). Related: Overstated, overstating.
[oh-ver-stey] /ˌoʊ vərˈsteɪ/ verb (used with object) 1. to beyond the time, limit, or duration of; outstay: to overstay one’s welcome. 2. Finance. to remain in (the market) beyond the point where a sale would have yielded the greatest profit. /ˌəʊvəˈsteɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of 2. (finance) […]
/ˈəʊvəˌsteɪə/ noun 1. a person who illegally remains in a country after the period of the permitted visit has expired noun one who stays beyond the end time of an immigration work permit Usage Note New Zealand
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[oh-ver-step] /ˌoʊ vərˈstɛp/ verb (used with object), overstepped, overstepping. 1. to go beyond; exceed: to overstep one’s authority. /ˌəʊvəˈstɛp/ verb -steps, -stepping, -stepped 1. (transitive) to go beyond (a certain or proper limit) v. Old English ofersteppan “to step over or beyond, cross, exceed;” see over- + step (v.). From the beginning used in figurative […]