Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To exceed in acting.
  • To act openly and boldly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To do or beyond; to exceed in acting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To act (play a role in theatre, film etc.) better than.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

out- +‎ act

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