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overate (oh" vuhr AYT) (verb)
To have consumed food to excess, especially when habitual: Leonard overate so often that he had to keep expanding the sizes of his pants, shirts, and other clothing.
overrate (oh" vuhr RAYT) (verb)
To overestimate the merits of; to value too highly: The coach has a tendency to overrate the players on his team.

People tend to overrate contests; for example, there was someone who took part in a competition in which the participants overate for three weeks to see who could gain the most weight.