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overdraw

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verb over·draw \ˌō-vər-ˈdrȯ\

Simple Definition of overdraw

  • : to withdraw more money from (an account) than is available

Full Definition of overdraw

over·drewplay \-ˈdrü\over·drawnplay \-ˈdrȯn\over·draw·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to draw checks on (a bank account) for more than the balance <the account was overdrawn>

  3. 2 :  exaggerate, overstate

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to make an overdraft

Examples of overdraw

  1. She overdrew her account by $100.

  2. <commentators have overdrawn the dangers of the sport in order to make it appear more exciting>



1734

First Known Use of overdraw

1734



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