out·​de·​bate ˌau̇t-di-ˈbāt How to pronounce outdebate (audio)
outdebated; outdebating

transitive verb

: to outdo in debating : to win a debate against
… played a tobacco lobbyist who jokes about being a merchant of death and gleefully outdebates all comers.Michael Shnayerson

Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outdebate was in 1825

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“Outdebate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdebate. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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