Detailed Translations for exaggerate from English to Dutch


to exaggerate verb (exaggerates, exaggerated, exaggerating)

  1. to exaggerate (blow out of proportions; blow up; overdo)
    overdrijven; opkloppen; opblazen; aandikken; iets overdreven voorstellen
  2. to exaggerate (blow up; overdo; heighten)
    overdrijven; opkloppen; opblazen; aandikken; opschroeven; overdreven voorstellen
    • overdrijven verb (overdrijf, overdrijft, overdreef, overdreven, overdreven)
    • opkloppen verb (klop op, klopt op, klopte op, klopten op, opgeklopt)
    • opblazen verb (blaas op, blaast op, blies op, bliezen op, opgeblazen)
    • aandikken verb (dik aan, dikt aan, dikte aan, dikten aan, aangedikt)
    • opschroeven verb (schroef op, schroeft op, schroefde op, schroefden op, opgeschroefd)
  3. to exaggerate (expand)
    uitweiden; breed uitmeten

Conjugations for exaggerate:

  1. exaggerate
  2. exaggerate
  3. exaggerates
  4. exaggerate
  5. exaggerate
  6. exaggerate
simple past
  1. exaggerated
  2. exaggerated
  3. exaggerated
  4. exaggerated
  5. exaggerated
  6. exaggerated
present perfect
  1. have exaggerated
  2. have exaggerated
  3. has exaggerated
  4. have exaggerated
  5. have exaggerated
  6. have exaggerated
past continuous
  1. was exaggerating
  2. were exaggerating
  3. was exaggerating
  4. were exaggerating
  5. were exaggerating
  6. were exaggerating
  1. shall exaggerate
  2. will exaggerate
  3. will exaggerate
  4. shall exaggerate
  5. will exaggerate
  6. will exaggerate
continuous present
  1. am exaggerating
  2. are exaggerating
  3. is exaggerating
  4. are exaggerating
  5. are exaggerating
  6. are exaggerating
  1. be exaggerated
  2. be exaggerated
  3. be exaggerated
  4. be exaggerated
  5. be exaggerated
  6. be exaggerated
  1. exaggerate!
  2. let's exaggerate!
  3. exaggerated
  4. exaggerating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for exaggerate:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aandikken blow out of proportions; blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo
breed uitmeten exaggerate; expand
iets overdreven voorstellen blow out of proportions; blow up; exaggerate; overdo
opblazen blow out of proportions; blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo make or let explode
opkloppen blow out of proportions; blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo
opschroeven blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo force up; puff up
overdreven voorstellen blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo
overdrijven blow out of proportions; blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo charge; over-act
uitweiden exaggerate; expand digress; stray off
- amplify; hyperbolise; hyperbolize; magnify; overdo; overdraw; overstate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
opblazen blast

Related Words for "exaggerate":

Synonyms for "exaggerate":

Antonyms for "exaggerate":

  • understate

Related Definitions for "exaggerate":

  1. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth1
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery1
  2. do something to an excessive degree1

Wiktionary Translations for exaggerate:

  1. to overstate, to describe more than is fact
  1. op overdreven manier beschrijven
  2. de feiten groter, kleiner, mooier of slechter voorstellen dan ze zijn