Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Wikipedia.


tr.v. o·ver·val·ued, o·ver·val·u·ing, o·ver·val·ues
To assign too high a value to: overvalued the painting.

o′ver·val′u·a′tion n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Banking & Finance) the act or instance of assigning too high a value to something
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overvaluation - an appraisal that is too high
estimation, appraisal, estimate - a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
2.overvaluation - too high a value or price assigned to something
rating, valuation, evaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Inflation at about 11% already raises the risk of an overvaluation of the real effective exchange rate, which could put more pressure on the naira and increase the risk of a sharp adjustment following an oil price shock.
Undervaluation and overvaluation Insurance covers a variety of claims, from minor issues to major defects.
He said overvaluation of the rupee over the last five years meant that Pakistan ran a huge current account deficit, the largest in all emerging markets.
Tan said that under this outdated system, overvaluation usually happens when the government pays for a piece of real property, but undervaluation often occurs when it is the government's turn to collect.
Earlier, ex-president Asif Ali Zardari was issued another notice to turn up at NAB old headquarters in Rawalpindi on May 29 for investigation into his alleged role in overvaluation of power projects and illegal awards of contracts.
A careful analysis of the breakdown of the rally would suggest that large caps are expensive, and mid-caps have lagged in performance after overvaluation in 2018.
Three weeks ago, Nyeri Central residents demonstrated against the "overvaluation" of their land during the valuation roll.
Against this background, the principal idea now is to enshrine an exchange rate policy which enhances competitive of Pakistani exports, by avoiding the persistent overvaluation of rupee.
Market trends suggest overvaluation of the official manat rate.
Negative Bund yields have eroded the effectiveness of the SNB's negative interest rate policy in curtailing the franc's chronic overvaluation relative to the euro and most other currencies.
The control variables include the change in the ratio of short-term external debt to GDP, the deviation of GDP growth (i.e., the deviation of real per capita GDP growth in a country from its average in the five preceding years), the exchange rate overvaluation and the ratio of foreign reserves to imports.