Definition of 'overvalue'
Example sentences containing 'overvalue'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Prices are low, but homes were hugely overvalued. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I would guess that equities are not only not overvalued but may still be undervalued. DOT.CON (2001)You can then judge whether the house that you are bidding for is a bargain, fairly priced or overvalued. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Domestic property is hugely overvalued. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The problem, of course, is that these highly visible qualities became hugely overvalued. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They argue that house prices are overvalued by 20 to 30 per cent and that a correction is all but inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A 10m price tag overvalued the property, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2007)House prices are still overvalued, the recovery in activity appears to be wavering, unemployment is set to rise further and credit conditions remain tight. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Agents overvalued property at the beginning of the year and we're seeing a move to cut prices by up to 20% to get sales. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'overvalue'
Used Rarely. overvalue is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'overvalue'
British English: overvalue VERB
To overvalue something, often a cost or rate of exchange, means to fix its value at too high a level compared with other similar things.
...a rate which does not overvalue the currency.
Definition of overvalue from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.