verb out·do \-ˈdü\

: to do better than (someone or something) : to be more successful than (someone or something)


Full Definition of OUTDO

transitive verb
:  to go beyond in action or performance

Examples of OUTDO

  1. Smaller companies often outdo larger ones in customer service.
  2. My sister always tried to outdo me in school.
  3. She scored 20 points in the first game. Not to be outdone, I scored 30 points myself in the second game.

First Known Use of OUTDO



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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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