Definition of overvalue
1 : to assign an excessive value to <overvalue a stock>
2 : to value too highly : place too much importance on <overvalued his contribution to the group's effort>
overvaluationplay \ˌō-vər-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən\ noun
Examples of overvalue in a sentence
He overvalues the opinions of his friends.
<some people overvalue material things>
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Definition of overvalue for English Language Learners
: to place too high a value on (something)
: to give too much importance to (something)
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