overmeasure

overmeasure

(ˈəʊvəˌmɛʒə)
n
a surplus
vb (tr)
to measure to excess
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In general we tend to overmeasure the social ills associated with alcohol consumption and underestimate the community-building bonds of neighborhood imbibery.
Salespeople have a tendency to "overmeasure" your carpet needs.