Examples of outdo in a Sentence
Smaller companies often outdo larger ones in customer service.
My sister always tried to outdo me in school.
She scored 20 points in the first game. Not to be outdone, I scored 30 points myself in the second game.
Recent Examples of outdo from the Web
Our reviewer says Taylor Mac — creator of a 24-hour-long performance on the history of popular music which runs its course this weekend — outdoes Bruce Springsteen as today’s hardest-working performer.
Even if today’s smartphone users are comfortably settling into their platform of choice, the owners of those platforms are spending ferociously to outdo one another and thus can’t afford to sit still.
Not to be outdone, moments after Lightfoot’s report dropped, Emanuel reported another $376,000.
We got outdone by the children, tutors and volunteers.
Odom will be happy to see them try to outdo one another.
Belle would've outdone Carter Belle hit 50 home runs and 52 doubles in a shortened 144-game 1995 season.
Sitting at opposite ends of the arena, the North Korean squad far outnumbered the Russian one by a dozen or more — and outdid everyone in the rink with their unified chants and cheers.
Not to be outdone, though, the Eagles used a 7-minute drive to take back the lead.
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best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst;
go one better, run circles around (or run rings around);
Synonym Discussion of outdo
- exceed the speed limit
- the book surpassed our expectations
- transcended the values of their culture
- excels in mathematics
- outdid herself this time
- outstripped other firms in sales
OUTDO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outdo for English Language Learners
: to do better than (someone or something) : to be more successful than (someone or something)
OUTDO Defined for Kids
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