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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to overstate:   (132 results)

Antonyms:
minimize, understate

Often used in the same context:
understate, overestimate, exaggerate, underestimate, underplay, overemphasize, downplay, quantify, overlook, overrate, overblow, overemphasise, misunderstand, inflate, undervalue, acknowledge, ignore, underscore, overvalue, diminish, oversell, overplay, underemphasize, misstate, equate, miscalculate, calculate, ascribe, illustrate, emphasize, oversimplify, underline, extrapolate, magnify, underrate, distort, fathom, misreport, trivialize, generalize, overshadow, understand, misrepresent, misjudge, undermine, recognize, characterize, conflate, conceal, misinterpret, undersell, realize, predict, misconstrue, mislead, confuse, overdramatize, dilute, impute, argue, gainsay, dramatize, comprehend, compare, belittle, sugarcoat, cite, deny, appreciate, discern, undercut, falsify, misperceive, infer, explain, attest, predicating, overstress, highlight, admit, reflect, attribute, tout, negate, parse, disclose, romanticize, fudging, overhype, assess, assume, overreact, manipulate, belie, prove, skew, exceed, know, mischaracterize, dismiss, say, deceiving

More specific:
aggrandize, blow, blow up, bluster, boast, brag, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, emphasise, gas, gasconade, lard, overemphasize, overstress, pad, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt

More general:
misinform, mislead

Synonyms:
amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw

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