out·​catch ˌau̇t-ˈkach How to pronounce outcatch (audio)
outcaught ˌau̇t-ˈkȯt How to pronounce outcatch (audio)
 also  -ˈkät
; outcatching

transitive verb

: to catch more than (someone)
Fishermen … would be desperate to outcatch one another for their own financial survival.Linda Greenlaw

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outcatch was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Outcatch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outcatch. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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