outachieve

verb

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

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

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outachieve was in 1960

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“Outachieve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outachieve. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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