overcount

verb
over·count | \ˌō-vər-ˈkau̇nt \
overcounted; overcounting

Definition of overcount 

transitive verb

: to count more of (people or things) than is accurate overcounted the votes overcounted the number of students enrolled

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overcount \ˈō-vər-ˌkau̇nt \ noun plural overcounts
an overcount in the census

First Known Use of overcount

circa 1594, in the meaning defined above

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