outthink

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verb out·think \ˌau̇t-ˈthiŋk\

Definition of outthink

outthought

play \ˌau̇t-ˈthȯt\;

outthinking

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to outdo or surpass in thinking :  to go beyond or transcend by thinking Thus does a candidate who is certainly capable of equalling or outthinking his competitors on the issues find himself fighting a shadow war against himself. — E. J. Dionne, Jr.

  3. 2 :  to get the better of by thinking more quickly or adroitly than :  outwit All trying to buy low, to sell high, now to outthink the other fellow, now to collude with them, to defraud a third party. — David Mamet

First Known Use of outthink

1704



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