overdraw

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verb over·draw \ˌō-vər-ˈdrȯ\

Definition of overdraw

overdrew

play \-ˈdrü\

overdrawn

play \-ˈdrȯn\

overdrawing

  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 in a sentence

  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


OVERDRAW Defined for English Language Learners

overdraw

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verb over·draw \ˌō-vər-ˈdrȯ\

Definition of overdraw for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

overdraw

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verb over·draw \ˌō-vər-ˈdrȯ\

Legal Definition of overdraw

overdrew

\-ˈdrü\ play

overdrawn

\-ˈdrȯn\ play

overdrawing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to draw checks on (a bank account) for more than the balance
  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make an overdraft



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