Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

out- +‎ act (Wiktionary)

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