HyperDic: outdo

English > 2 senses of the word outdo:
VERBcompetitionoutdo, surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, surmount, outperformbe or do something to a greater degree
competitionoutdo, outflank, trump, best, scoopget the better of
outdo > pronunciation
Soundsaw.tduw'
Rhymesadieu ... voodoo: 22 rhymes with duw...
English > outdo: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningBe or do something to a greater degree.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam cannot outdo Sue
Example "She outdoes all other athletes"
Synonymssurpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, surmount, outperform
Narrowerbetter, breakSurpass in excellence
out-herodSurpass someone in cruelty or evil
outbraveBe braver than
outdrawDraw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outfoxoutdo someone in trickery
outgrowGrow faster than
outmarchmarch longer distances and for a longer time than
outpaceSurpass in speed
outrangeHave a greater range than (another gun / gun)
outroarroar louder than
outsailSail faster or better than
outsellsell more than others
outsellBe sold more often than other, similar products
outshineattract more attention and praise than others
outshout, outcryshout louder than
outwearlast / last longer than others
outweighBe heavier than
outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventBeat through cleverness and wit
shameSurpass or beat by a wide margin
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishaventajar, exceder, sobrepasar, sobrepujar, superar
Catalanavantatjar, excedir, sobrepassar, sobrepujar, superar
English > outdo: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningget the better of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to outdo his opponent
Synonymsoutflank, trump, best, scoop
Narroweroutmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmartdefeat by more skillful maneuvering
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishaventajar, barrer con, derrotar con trampas, derrotar, ganar, superar, triunfar, vencer
Catalantriomfar

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