Outdo Out*do" (out*d[=oo]"), v. t. [imp. {Outdid} (out*d[i^]d"); p. p. {Outdone} (out*d[u^]n"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Outdoing}.] To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass. [1913 Webster]

An imposture outdoes the original. --L' Estrange. [1913 Webster]

I grieve to be outdone by Gay. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{To outdo oneself} to surpass one's own previous best performance. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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