from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To surpass (an opponent) in skill or technique or in scoring points.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To play better than; outmanæuver; outdo.
- noun In cricket, the play by the out side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To excel or defeat in a game; to play better than.
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- verb To
excelor defeatin a game; to play better than.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb excel or defeat in a game
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Whereas Google was collegial, working for the White House was like a season of the reality show Survivor, whose motto was “Outwit, outplay, outlast.”
Here, the Saints beat the team they were not supposed to be able to beat, by outplaying the quarterback they were not supposed to be able to outplay.
We compare stats to see what they need to do to outwit, outplay and outlast.
We let them outplay us and ended up in a very difficult place.
Jim Beaver does an excellent job of conveying a man desperate to outwit, outlast and outplay a reaper who's after Bobby.
According to Chuck: Gingrich "is the best man left on the battlefield who is able to outwit, outplay and outlast Obama and his campaign machine."
The Purple Gang outplayed them on offense, defense, special teams, coaching, every way one team can outplay another.
Also, Martin Biron is simply going to have to outplay Marc-Andre Fleury in goal for the Flyers to have any chance at all to advance to the next round.
But if you clearly outplay your contract,and ask for something to be done, you're a bad guy and not a team player.
The Bears match up pretty well against the Packers with two close games against them, and Jay Cutler is a poor man's Rodgers who could outplay him on any given Sunday.