outperform

verb out·per·form \ ˌau̇t-pər-ˈfȯrm , ˌau̇t-pə- \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of outperform

: to perform better than
  • Today a kid who flips burgers can save enough money to buy a motorcycle that will outperform all but a couple of pricey sports cars.
  • —James R. Petersen

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1937

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