outdebate

verb
out·​de·​bate | \ ˌau̇t-di-ˈbāt How to pronounce outdebate (audio) , -dē- \
outdebated; outdebating

Definition of outdebate

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

First Known Use of outdebate

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Outdebate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdebate. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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