out·​match | \ ˌau̇t-ˈmach How to pronounce outmatch (audio) \
outmatched; outmatching; outmatches

Definition of outmatch

transitive verb

: to prove superior to : outdo

Examples of outmatch in a Sentence

believes Secretariat would outmatch any other horse in racing history
Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, the shows’ numbers were boosted during the coronavirus pandemic, and, with streaming on the rise, their average audiences often outmatch those of some primetime entertainment programs. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 6 Sep. 2022 In that scenario, Greece would have 134 fighters that could qualitatively and quantitively outmatch Turkey's 120 best jets. Paul Iddon, Forbes, 27 May 2022 Thomas also had to outmatch one of the hottest young golfers around over the last couple of years. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, 23 May 2022 Available with a crawl ratio as low as 94.75:1, both two- and four-door Broncos will outmatch the competition. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 14 July 2020 But the Tide remain a two-touchdown favorite and have the talent to outmatch Ole Miss on both sides of the ball. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 1 Oct. 2021 Ultimately Lopez is the stronger fighter, and his technical skills outmatch those of his opponent. Zack Jones, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 But this year’s level of enthusiasm seemed to outmatch his previous experiences. New York Times, 20 June 2021 But then February melted into March and after a few windy weeks, the daylight hours began to outmatch the dark ones. Tanika Davis, baltimoresun.com, 25 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of outmatch

1593, in the meaning defined above

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“Outmatch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outmatch. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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