Definitions

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

Etymologies

out- +‎ guess (Wiktionary)

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