Definitions for outdoˌaʊtˈdu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•doˌaʊtˈdu(v.t.)-did, -done, -do•ing.

  1. to surpass in execution or performance:

    The cook outdid himself last night.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform(verb)

    be or do something to a greater degree

    "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"

  2. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop(verb)

    get the better of

    "the goal was to best the competition"


  1. outdo(Verb)

    To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.

Translations for outdo

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to do better than

He worked very hard as he did not want to be outdone by anyone.

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