English to Afrikaans Meaning :: overrate

Overrate :
oorskat
- oorskatoorskatoverratesoorskatting
 

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Verb(1) make too high an estimate of

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(1) Traditional plus-minus systems tend to overrate average players on good teams and underrate good players on lousy ones.(2) Sagittarians tend to overrate the benefits of activity.(3) It would not be his fault if he were overrated; it would be the fault of the (mostly white) writers who overrate him.(4) ‘A vast array of individuals seriously overrate the importance of money in making themselves, and others, happy,’ said the strategist in a recent memo to clients.(5) Dignity is overrated , especially when surrounded by so much spangle and sequin.(6) Last night I gave you one of the most overrated operas in the repertory; tonight it's one of the most underrated.(7) The press failed just as miserably in New Hampshire - but this time by overestimating and overrating him.(8) That being said, I would like to repeat something that I've said before: namely, that I think that America overrates the importance of a college education.(9) There are those who say that he is overrated on some counts - that he made some bad Beethoven recordings, and so on.(10) On the other hand, maybe sanity is overrated , and a decent sabbatical from fiction is just what my brain needs to come up with loads of exciting new ideas.(11) I'm also of the opinion that both the product marketers and the idea marketers are vastly overrating the level of influence weblogs have attained.(12) Communication is heavily overrated as a means of resolving issues and accomplishing things.(13) Self-esteem is not overrated - it is critical in a healthy, balanced human being.(14) The existence of one billion squatters might suggest that ownership is overrated .(15) In your opinion, who is the most overrated celebrity today?(16) Conversely, nurses overrated emotional needs of patients as indicators of caring.
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(1) overrate ::
oorskat
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Verb
1. overestimate ::
oorskat
2. overvalue ::
skatte
3. think too much of ::
dink te veel van
5. praise too highly ::
lof te hoog
Antonyms
1. underestimate ::
onderskat
2. underrate ::
onderskat
3. undervalue ::
skatte
Different Forms
overrate, overrated, overrates, overrating
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