Antonyms of verb overstate

1 sense of overstate

Sense 1
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")
       Antonym of understate (Sense 1)
      => understate, minimize, minimise, downplay -- (represent as less significant or important)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb overstate

1 sense of overstate

Sense 1
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")
       => misinform, mislead -- (give false or misleading information to)

Antonyms of adj overstated

1 sense of overstated

Sense 1
exaggerated, overdone, overstated -- (represented as greater than is true or reasonable; "an exaggerated opinion of oneself")

INDIRECT (VIA immoderate) -> moderate -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Similarity of adj overstated

1 sense of overstated

Sense 1
exaggerated, overdone, overstated -- (represented as greater than is true or reasonable; "an exaggerated opinion of oneself")
       => immoderate (vs. moderate) -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

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