Definitions

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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • verb transitive to surpass or be better than something or someone else

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

  • verb be or do something to a greater degree

Etymologies

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out- +‎ match

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