Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To prevail over or surpass (another) under competitive circumstances.

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  • verb To be more successful than a competitor; especially to thrive in the presence of an organism that is competing for resources

Etymologies

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out- +‎ compete

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