overestimate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ estimate

Verb[edit]

overestimate ‎(third-person singular simple present overestimates, present participle overestimating, simple past and past participle overestimated)

  1. to judge too highly
    Experts overestimate the level of harm of cigarettes.

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Noun[edit]

overestimate ‎(plural overestimates)

  1. An estimation that ends up being too high.
    I went with the higher bid because I would rather have it turn out to be an overestimate than having to scramble for more money when the bill comes due.