from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To surpass (an opponent) in skill or technique or in scoring points.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To excel or defeat in a game; to play better than.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To excel or defeat in a game; to play better than.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To play better than; outmanæuver; outdo.
- n. In cricket, the play by the out side.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. excel or defeat in a game
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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.
The Purple Gang outplayed them on offense, defense, special teams, coaching, every way one team can outplay another.
But if you clearly outplay your contract,and ask for something to be done, you're a bad guy and not a team player.
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."
We compare stats to see what they need to do to outwit, outplay and outlast.
Jim Beaver does an excellent job of conveying a man desperate to outwit, outlast and outplay a reaper who's after Bobby.
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.
We let them outplay us and ended up in a very difficult place.
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.