from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To prove greater or better than; surpass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to surpass or be better than something or someone else

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To surpass as rival; be more than a match for; vie successfully with; outdo; overmatch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be or do something to a greater degree


out- +‎ match (Wiktionary)



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