3 dicționare găsite pentru exaggerate
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Exaggerate \Ex*ag"ger*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exaggerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Exaggerating . ] [L. exaggeratus, p. p. of exaggerare to heap up; ex out + aggerare to heap up, fr. agger heap, aggerere to bring to; ad to + gerere to bear. See Jest. ] 1. To heap up; to accumulate. [Obs.] "Earth exaggerated upon them [oaks and firs]." --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. To amplify; to magnify; to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; to delineate extravagantly; to overstate the truth concerning. [1913 Webster] A friend exaggerates a man's virtues. --Addison. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
exaggerate v 1: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery" [syn: overstate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify] [ant: understate] 2: do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 push-ups" [syn: overdo]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
149 Moby Thesaurus words for "exaggerate": accelerate, aggrandize, aggravate, amplify, ballyhoo, be untruthful, beef up, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, deceive, deepen, disguise, distort, double, draw the longbow, embellish, enhance, equivocate, exacerbate, exceed, exhaust, falsify, fib, fudge, garble, go beyond, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, heat up, heighten, hop up, hot up, hyperbolize, idealize, intensify, jazz up, key up, know no bounds, lay it on, lie, lie flatly, magnify, make complex, make much of, miscolor, mislead, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, overact, overappraise, overassess, overcalculate, overcarry, overcharge, overcount, overdevelop, overdo, overdraw, overdrive, overelaborate, overemphasize, overesteem, overestimate, overexercise, overexert, overexpend, overgo, overindulge, overjump, overlabor, overleap, overmeasure, overpaint, overpass, overplay, overpraise, overprize, overrate, overreach, overreact, overreact to, overreckon, overrun, oversell, overshoot, overshoot the field, overshoot the mark, overspeak, overspend, overstate, overstep, overstrain, overstress, overstride, overstudy, overtask, overtax, overtrain, overuse, overvalue, overwork, pad, parody, pass all bounds, pervert, pile it on, prevaricate, protest too much, puff, ramify, redouble, reinforce, romance, romanticize, sharpen, slant, soup up, speak falsely, step up, story, strengthen, stretch, stretch the truth, superabound, talk big, talk in superlatives, tell a lie, tout, travesty, triple, twist, understate, warp, whet, wrench
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