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

  • transitive verb To surpass (an opponent) in the number of points scored, as in a game.
  • transitive verb To defeat (an opponent) by focusing on offense.

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  • verb To score more than

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

  • verb score more points than one's opponents


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