Exagerate vs Overdo - What's the difference?

exagerate | overdo |


As verbs the difference between exagerate and overdo

is that exagerate is while overdo is to do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.

exagerate

English

Verb

(head)
  • overdo

    English

    Verb

  • To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing.
  • To overtask or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust.
  • to overdo one's strength
  • To surpass; to excel.
  • (Tennyson)
  • To cook too much.
  • to overdo the meat

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