outpower

verb out·pow·er \ ˌau̇t-ˈpau̇(-ə)r \

Definition of outpower

: 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.
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1649

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