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Meaning of OUTWIT

Pronunciation:  `awt'wit

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

OUTWIT is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: beat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, overreach
 See Also: exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, surmount, surpass



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Out*wit"\, v. t.
    To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning; to defeat or overreach
    by superior craft.
          They did so much outwit and outwealth us ! --Gauden.
  2. \Out"wit\, n.
    The faculty of acquiring wisdom by observation and
    experience, or the wisdom so acquired; -- opposed to inwit.
    [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.
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