outpower

verb
out·pow·er | \ ˌau̇t-ˈpau̇(-ə)r \
outpowered; outpowering; outpowers

Definition of outpower 

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in power : to have more power than If the Astros are strong enough in late September to outpower the second-best team in baseball since the All-Star break, they are sharp enough to stick around in early October. —Brian T. Smith The turbocharged five-cylinder engine under its hood outpowers every other automotive diesel engine extant. —Advertisement

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The card’s powerful enough to deliver 1080p gaming performance with a mixture of Medium to High settings at 60 frames per second—outpowering both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. Pcworld Staff, PCWorld, "This overclocked EVGA GTX 1050 Ti costs less than reference models," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of outpower

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outpower was in 1649

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