overcapitalize: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ō"vur-kap'i-tl-īz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to fix the total amount of securities of a corporation in excess of the limits set by law or by sound financial policy.
  2. to overestimate the capital value (of a business property or enterprise).
  3. to provide an excessive amount of capital for (a business enterprise).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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