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
City protocol chief Charlotte Shultz outdid herself, having the fireworks noise piped into the room.
Starbucks may have just outdone itself in Instagrammability.
Underscoring rising polarization, the litmus test on the right is happening at the same time Democrats try to outdo one another in who can most stridently oppose the president in their primaries.
The Duchess of Cambridge, surprisingly, outdid them both with a tall, floral baby blue hat that matched her simple-cut baby blue dress.
Groupon has officially outdone itself with this deal, y’all.
Huffman Hargrave dispatched Wheatley 17-1 in 4A – and Santa Fe outdid them all, beating Northside 24-0 in Region III-5A.
Paul Rodriguez recalls hanging out and watching Mitzi's son, Pauly, now a successful comic himself, try to outdo the professionals.
That means 30 percent of the league is going to try to outdo the original with a reasonable facsimile.
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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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