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outsmart

verb out·smart \ˌat-ˈsmärt\

: to defeat or trick (someone) by being more intelligent or clever

Full Definition of OUTSMART

transitive verb
:  to get the better of; especially :  outwit
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Examples of OUTSMART

  1. The government must gather large amounts of information in order to outsmart its enemies.
  2. <an inexpensive security system that would likely be outsmarted by anyone with a serious interest in circumventing it>

First Known Use of OUTSMART

1924
OUTSMART Defined for Kids

outsmart

verb out·smart \at-ˈsmärt\
out·smart·edout·smart·ing

Definition of OUTSMART for Kids

:  to beat or trick by being more clever than <He outsmarted his enemies.>

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