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Meaning of OUTDO

Pronunciation:  `awt'doo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"
  2. [v]  get the better of
 

OUTDO is a 5 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: best, exceed, outflank, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, scoop, surmount, surpass, trump
 
 See Also: beat, beat out, better, break, circumvent, crush, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outgrow, out-herod, outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame, shell, trounce, vanquish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Out*do"\, v. t. [imp. {Outdid}; p. p. {Outdone}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Outdoing}.]
To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass.

      An imposture outdoes the original.       --L' Estrange.

      I grieve to be outdone by Gay.           --Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, best, cap, defeat, destroy, do in, drub, exceed, excel, fix, hide, hors de combat, lambaste, lather, lick, outclass, outfight, outgeneral, outgo, outjump, outleap, outmaneuver, outmarch, outpace, outperform, outplay, outpoint, outrange, outreach, outride, outrival, outrun, outsail, outshine, outstep, outstrip, outvie, outweigh, outwit, overcome, overjump, overleap, overmatch, overplay, override, put, ruin, settle, skin, skin alive, surpass, thrash, top, transcend, trim, triumph over, trounce, trump, undo, whip, worst
 

 

 

 

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