overrate

[oh-ver-reyt]
verb (used with object), overrated, overrating.
to rate or appraise too highly; overestimate: I think you overrate their political influence.

Origin:
1580–90; over- + rate1


overpraise, overesteem, magnify.
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overrate (ˌəʊvəˈreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to assess too highly

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overrate
1611, from over + rate (v.).
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Example sentences
So people tend to overrate their ability to perceive.
And because they lack judgment, they tend to overrate themselves.
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