from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To anticipate correctly the actions of.
- transitive v. To gain the advantage over (another) by cleverness or forethought; outwit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to beat through accurate anticipation of someone's plans and actions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. attempt to anticipate or predict
Still Standing, based on the hit Israeli series of the same title, challenges contestants to try to outguess other opponents in a fast-paced trivia game.
Obama thinks many steps ahead … and those who try to try to outguess him have often been proven outmatched.
"If there is a market with many traders, you shouldn't try to outguess the market," says J.
The rest of the day was spent trying to outguess any other potential attacks, with Air Force One flying around US air space until someone could think of what to do.
The danger of this, of course, is if we become invested in a character and they outguess themselves by going to the “nothing is how you think” well too often.
But if Alan Greenspan does not understand why long rates are staying low despite the Feds efforts to push up short rates, who am I outguess the market.
The flaw in public policy is that planners and engineers think they can outguess the market.
A two-day cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of uptown Manhattan as quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs try to outguess Thompson Boyd -- by all appearances a nondescript, innocuous man, but one whose past has turned him into a killing machine as unfeeling and cunning as a wolf.
Government should not attempt to outguess the market and pick winners and losers.
What I had done was recognize that I was trying to outguess the future, and therefore, not present.
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