Definitions

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  • v. To argue better than; to defeat in argument.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To surpass or conquer in argument.

Etymologies

out- +‎ argue (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I have never been sure if so many churchmen disliked Arthur because he granted them so few privileges, or because he could outargue them at need.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • "I expect St. Paul ran into a woman who could outargue him, too, " I said, not without sympathy.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • The Krat had the edge; he could outargue the man, whose position was, after all, a bit dubious in the eyes of the French (and in his own eyes, for that matter).

    Hokas Pokas

  • The aliens finally made up their minds, or else one group was able to outargue the other, for they converged upon a door directly opposite the ramp.

    Star Born

  • He finds he can outargue her, draw logical conclusions as she cannot.

    The Business of Being a Woman

  • Instead of trying to outargue we will lacerate our opponents into silence.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • But there are other reasons why it is so hard to outargue Wilders.

    signandsight.com

  • VenomFangX, unable to actually outargue and outreason Thunderf00t, made a series of legal accusations, that Thunderf00t was violating copyright, and convinced Youtube to briefly yank his account.

    Pharyngula

  • On a party vote the Dems will win, if the Repubs did nominate a candidate with broad appeal (it seems this could only be Rudy) the Dems need someone who outargue them and hold them accountable for Bush’s record.

    Matthew Yglesias » Uh-Oh

  • I’m just here to solve a murder which, no matter how complicated, promises to be less of a bog than a beauty debate with a woman who could clearly outargue me from its every angle.

    The Brush Off

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