outachieve

verb
out·​achieve | \ ˌau̇t-ə-ˈchēv How to pronounce outachieve (audio) \
outachieved; outachieving

Definition of outachieve

transitive verb

: to achieve more than (someone) : to outdo or surpass in achievement … if he could not win in the role of more devoted son, he could certainly outachieve his brother.— Nicholas Fox Weber

First Known Use of outachieve

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Outachieve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outachieve. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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