from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart.
- transitive v. Archaic To surpass in intelligence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning.
- transitive v. To defeat or gain an advantage over by superior craft or cunning stratagems.
- n. The faculty of acquiring wisdom by observation and experience, or the wisdom so acquired; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To surpass in intelligence.
- To surpass in plots or stratagems; defeat or frustrate by superior ingenuity; prove too clever for.
- n. The faculty of observation, or the knowledge gained by observation and experience: opposed to inwit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. beat through cleverness and wit
From out- + wit. (Wiktionary)