transitive verb Date: 1603 to prove superior to ; outdo

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  • outmatch — index surpass Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outmatch — [out′mach′] vt. to be superior to; outdo …   English World dictionary

  • outmatch — /owt mach /, v.t. to be superior to; surpass; outdo: The home team seems to have been completely outmatched by the visitors. [1595 1605; OUT + MATCH2] * * * …   Universalium

  • outmatch — verb /ˌaʊtˈmætʃ,ˌæɔtˈmætʃ,ˌaʊtˈmætʃ/ to surpass or be better than something or someone else …   Wiktionary

  • outmatch — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To be greater or better than: best, better1, exceed, excel, outdo, outrun, outshine, outstrip, pass, surpass, top, transcend. Informal: beat. Idioms: go beyond, go one better. See BIG …   English dictionary for students

  • outmatch — v. surpass in success; outdo; be a superior opponent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outmatch — verb be superior to …   English new terms dictionary

  • outmatch — out•match [[t]ˌaʊtˈmætʃ[/t]] v. t. to be superior to; surpass; outdo • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • outmatch — /aʊtˈmætʃ/ (say owt mach) verb (t) to surpass; outdo …   Australian English dictionary

  • outmatch — v.tr. be more than a match for (an opponent etc.); surpass …   Useful english dictionary

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