out·​score ˌau̇t-ˈskȯr How to pronounce outscore (audio)
outscored; outscoring

transitive verb

: to score more points than
The Cats went on to outscore the Chargers 16-10 in the third and 17-12 in the fourth to win by 16.Dick Sparrer

Examples of outscore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The men in pink have outscored their past three opponents 13-4. Montreal, meanwhile, which started the season strong, is headed in the opposite direction with just one win in its past seven games. Michelle Kaufman, Miami Herald, 10 May 2024 Trying to outscore opponents won’t cut it for long in today’s NBA and the Hornets’ young core has to adapt more of a mindset similar to Cody Martin, who’s their best defender and doesn’t enjoy getting beat. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for outscore 

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outscore was in 1885

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“Outscore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outscore. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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