outdone
outdone outdone adj. defeated.

Syn: bested. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Outdone — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outdone — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from past participle of outdo chiefly South & Midland : provoked, vexed grumbled and … pretended to be greatly outdone with me R.P.Warren * * * outdone UK [ˌaʊtˈdʌn] US [aʊtˈdʌn] …   Useful english dictionary

  • outdone — Synonyms and related words: all up with, beat, beaten, bested, confounded, defeated, discomfited, done for, done in, down, fallen, fixed, floored, hors de combat, lambasted, lathered, licked, on the skids, overborne, overcome, overmastered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outdone — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. surpassed, defeated, bettered, improved upon; see beaten 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • outdone — adj. was surpassed; was excelled ,out do || ‚aÊŠt duː v. surpass, excel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outdone — out·done …   English syllables

  • outdone — UK [ˌaʊtˈdʌn] / US [aʊtˈdʌn] outdo …   English dictionary

  • not to be outdone — phrase used for saying that someone is trying to prove that they can do something as well as or better than someone else John offered me a drink and, not to be outdone, Jake found me a chair. Thesaurus: to try hard to please or impress… …   Useful english dictionary

  • not to be outdone — used for saying that someone is trying to prove that they can do something as well as or better than someone else John offered me a drink and, not to be outdone, Jake found me a chair …   English dictionary

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