Definitions and translations for "exaggerate"

Definition of exaggerate

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1. To overstate, to describe more than is fact.
I've told you a billion times not to exaggerate!
He said he'd slept with hundreds of girls, but I know he's exaggerating. The real number is about ten.
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English - English - exaggerate

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v. overstate, make something seem greater or more important than it really is; make larger than normal

English - Spanish - exaggerate

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v. exagerar, extremarse, forzar la nota, hacer teatro, sobreactuar, sobrerreaccionar, teatralizar; abultar, agigantar, desorbitar, desproporcionar, dramatizar, llevar a extremos, magnificar

English - French - exaggerate

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v. exagérer

English - German - exaggerate

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v. übertreiben; überbetonen; überbewerten, überschätzen

English - Indonesian - exaggerate

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v. membesar-besarkan, melebih-lebihkan, berlebih-lebihan, berlebihan

English - Italian - exaggerate

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v. esagerare; aumentare, ingrandire, ingigantire

English - Polish - exaggerate

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v. wyolbrzymiać, przesadzić, koloryzować, przejaskrawiać, przesada: wpadać w przesadę, amplifikować, wyolbrzymić, przesadzać

English - Portuguese - exaggerate

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v. exagerar

English - Romanian - exaggerate

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v. exagera, amplifica, intensifica, colora

English - Russian - exaggerate

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г. преувеличивать, утрировать; чрезмерно подчеркивать, излишне подчеркивать; муссировать

English - Turkish - exaggerate

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f. abartmak, büyütmek, şişirmek, aşırıya kaçmak, abartılı konuşmak, ileri gitmek

English - Ukrainian - exaggerate

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v. перебільшувати, збільшувати

English - Dutch - exaggerate

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ww. overdrijven

English - Greek - exaggerate

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ρήμ. μεγαλοποιώ, υπερβάλλω

English - Arabic - exaggerate

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‏بالغ، ضخم، غالى، عظم‏

English - Chinese - exaggerate

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(动) 夸张, 夸大; 使增大, 使扩大; 对...言过其实; 使过大; 夸张, 夸大其词

English - Chinese - exaggerate

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(動) 誇張, 誇大; 使增大, 使擴大; 對...言過其實; 使過大; 誇張, 誇大其詞

English - Hindi - exaggerate

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v. अतिरंजित करना, अतिरंजना करना

English - Japanese - exaggerate

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(動) 誇張する; きわだたせる; 誇大に考える; 悪化させる

English - Korean - exaggerate

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동. 과장하다, 허풍 떨다, 실제보다 훨씬 중요한 것 처럼 또는 위대한 것처럼 만들다; 정상보다 지나치게 비대하게 하다

English - Vietnamese - exaggerate

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v. nói quá đáng, thêu dệt quá sự thật, làm to thêm
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Synonyms for exaggerate
blow up: embellish, elaborate, overstate, swagger
Verb forms for exaggerate
Present participle: exaggerating
Present: exaggerate (3.person: exaggerates)
Past: exaggerated
Future: will exaggerate
Present conditional: would exaggerate
Present Perfect: have exaggerated (3.person: has exaggerated)
Past Perfect: had exaggerated
Future Perfect: will have exaggerated
Past conditional: would have exaggerated