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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.
While two-thirds of respondents never overdraw their accounts, a small group of customers are unable to avoid doing so.
Even eight months ago, we had written to the Union government, asking it to intervene and punish the states that overdraw power from the grid and make it vulnerable.
They overdraw from the grid to avoid paying costly power from the market," the panel member, who declined to be identified, told the Business Standard newspaper.
If you're going to overdraw your checking account by $100 or less, your most cost-effective bet is to borrow money from a payday lender, not to use an overdraft service or let your check bounce.
The service can be a valuable one to bank customers, but people who are about to overdraw their accounts should always be aware of the fees they will incur, and they should be given a chance to decline to complete a transaction that will incur a fee.
The Federal Reserve Board published on May 19, 2005, final amendments to Regulation DD (Truth in Savings), which implements the Truth in Savings Act, and the regulation's official staff commentary to improve the uniformity and adequacy of information provided to consumers when they overdraw their deposit accounts.
Q I am new to bowhunting and just obtained an Alpine bow about five years old with an overdraw installed.
Let-off is 65 percent, and AMO Standard arrows,and 258 fps for overdraw (shorter arrows).
NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS HOW THREE FACTORS FUELED CONSUMER PROPENSITY TO OVERDRAW
New Delhi, July 31 ( ANI ): Expressing confidence that the power would be restored soon, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday issued a stern warning to states which overdraw more electricity than their assigned quota.
The new attitude that the program is not a punishment but a privilege actually encourages people to overdraw accounts and has created financial illiteracy, he said.