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o·ver·draw

 (ō′vər-drô′)
v. o·ver·drew (-dro͞o′), o·ver·drawn (-drôn′), o·ver·draw·ing, o·ver·draws
v.tr.
1. To draw against (a bank account) in excess of credit.
2. To pull back too far: overdraw a bow.
3. To spoil the effect of by exaggeration in telling or describing.
v.intr.
To make an overdraft.

overdraw

(ˌəʊvəˈdrɔː)
vb, -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn
1. (Banking & Finance) to draw on (a bank account) in excess of the credit balance
2. (tr) to strain or pull (a bow) too far
3. (tr) to exaggerate in describing or telling

o•ver•draw

(ˌoʊ vərˈdrɔ)

v. -drew, -drawn, -draw•ing. v.t.
1. to draw upon (an account, allowance, etc.) in excess of the balance standing to one's credit or at one's disposal.
2. to strain, as a bow, by drawing too far.
3. to exaggerate in depicting or describing.
v.i.
4. to overdraw an account or the like.
[1325–75]
o′ver•draw′er, n.

overdraw


Past participle: overdrawn
Gerund: overdrawing

Imperative
overdraw
overdraw
Present
I overdraw
you overdraw
he/she/it overdraws
we overdraw
you overdraw
they overdraw
Preterite
I overdrew
you overdrew
he/she/it overdrew
we overdrew
you overdrew
they overdrew
Present Continuous
I am overdrawing
you are overdrawing
he/she/it is overdrawing
we are overdrawing
you are overdrawing
they are overdrawing
Present Perfect
I have overdrawn
you have overdrawn
he/she/it has overdrawn
we have overdrawn
you have overdrawn
they have overdrawn
Past Continuous
I was overdrawing
you were overdrawing
he/she/it was overdrawing
we were overdrawing
you were overdrawing
they were overdrawing
Past Perfect
I had overdrawn
you had overdrawn
he/she/it had overdrawn
we had overdrawn
you had overdrawn
they had overdrawn
Future
I will overdraw
you will overdraw
he/she/it will overdraw
we will overdraw
you will overdraw
they will overdraw
Future Perfect
I will have overdrawn
you will have overdrawn
he/she/it will have overdrawn
we will have overdrawn
you will have overdrawn
they will have overdrawn
Future Continuous
I will be overdrawing
you will be overdrawing
he/she/it will be overdrawing
we will be overdrawing
you will be overdrawing
they will be overdrawing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overdrawing
you have been overdrawing
he/she/it has been overdrawing
we have been overdrawing
you have been overdrawing
they have been overdrawing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overdrawing
you will have been overdrawing
he/she/it will have been overdrawing
we will have been overdrawing
you will have been overdrawing
they will have been overdrawing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overdrawing
you had been overdrawing
he/she/it had been overdrawing
we had been overdrawing
you had been overdrawing
they had been overdrawing
Conditional
I would overdraw
you would overdraw
he/she/it would overdraw
we would overdraw
you would overdraw
they would overdraw
Past Conditional
I would have overdrawn
you would have overdrawn
he/she/it would have overdrawn
we would have overdrawn
you would have overdrawn
they would have overdrawn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overdraw - draw more money from than is available; "She overdrew her account"
draw off, take out, withdraw, draw - remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
2.overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truthoverdraw - 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
overemphasise, overemphasize, overstress - place special or excessive emphasis on; "I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book"
Translations

overdraw

[ˌəʊvəˈdrɔː] (overdrew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈdruː] (overdrawn (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈdrɔːn] VTgirar en descubierto
your account is overdrawn (by £50)su cuenta tiene un saldo deudor (de 50 libras)
I'm overdrawntengo un descubierto

overdraw

[ˌəʊvəˈdrɔː] (overdrew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈdruː] (overdrawn (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈdrɔːn] viavere il conto scoperto
References in classic literature ?
We praise the banker that we may overdraw our account, and find good qualities in the highwayman in the hope that he may spare our pockets.
Since the debit card is linked to your checking account, you could overdraw if you're not careful.
All institutions must responsibly deploy such programs, educating and frequently reminding customers of the terms and use of the programs, and avoiding messages that encourage customers with low balances to overdraw their checking accounts," she declared.
ODP "is a financial incentive (to institutions) to allow these customers to overdraw," one Kentucky banker reported.
However, the banks have come up with a new basic entry-level account specifically aimed at the poor - where it is not possible to overdraw.
DO speak to your bank and get approval if you want to overdraw.
The feature-rich VPU also offers HYPER Z(TM) III efficiencies that detect and reduce overdraw and cut memory bandwidth consumption by over 50 per cent, making the VPU more efficient.
If you never overdraw you should consider an account that pays decent interest on credit balances.
OCV virtually eliminates not only fraud but accidental overdraw from multiple same-day debts, e.
If you rarely overdraw, you would be better o with Bank of Scotland's Reward account, which pays pounds 5 a month tax-free provided you put in pounds 1000.
I HAVE received a letter from the HSBC bank offering me the facility to overdraw on my account.
But how you are affected will depend on whether you generally stay in credit, sometimes overdraw without permission or have claimed a refund of penalty charges.