out·​scheme | \ ˌau̇t-ˈskēm How to pronounce outscheme (audio) \
outschemed; outscheming

Definition of outscheme

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass by scheming : to scheme better than As national security adviser, Rice spent part of her life outscheming terrorists.— Dennis Dodd

Examples of outscheme in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coach Jeff Brohm can outscheme some of the game’s sharpest defensive minds. Teddy Greenstein, chicagotribune.com, "Column: 6 teams can win the Big Ten West (sorry, Illinois). Here are reasons to believe in each of them — and reasons to doubt.," 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of outscheme

1734, in the meaning defined above

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