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outdo


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Outdo  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  outdo 
  v  1:  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"  [syn:  {surpass},  {outstrip},  {outmatch},  {outgo}, 
  {exceed},  {surmount}] 
  2:  get  the  better  of  [syn:  {outflank},  {trump},  {best},  {scoop}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  OUTDO,  v.t.  To  make  an  enemy. 
 
 




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