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
This year’s World Series achieved television ratings as high as any in recent memory; Sunday’s Game 5 even outdid that night’s primetime NFL game.
Instead of trying to outdo each other in sales, today's pop stars are vying to come up with ever more outlandish, desirable, and profitable merch.
On the Autumn cover of Wonderland magazine, Rob may have just outdone everyone by changing up his hair and makeup.
Not to be outdone, the Bengals D then allowed the Ravens an 18-play, 81-yard drive that ended in a short field goal.
The Alchemist Holographic Palette is work of art in and of itself, but Von D outdid herself with the Saint + Sinner Palette.
Not to be outdone, Adelson’s representatives had turned to GateHouse and had been secretly negotiating to buy the paper for six to eight months.
Carver wouldn't be outdone, however, and showed its mettle striking right back with a six-play, 78-yard drive culminating in a five-yard scoring reception by Lynarise Elpheage Jr. Elpheage finished with six-catches for 36 yards and two scores.
Niarchos tried to outdo him by building the country's first shipyard.
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First Known Use of outdo
Synonymsbeat, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outclass, outdistance, surpass, outgun, outmatch, outshine, outstrip, overtop, top, tower (over), transcend
Related Wordsone-up, outpace, outrace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, outcompete, outperform, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outbalance, outweigh, overbear, overshadow, trump
Near Antonymslose (to)
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
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