Definitions for outwitˌaʊtˈwɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent(verb)

    beat through cleverness and wit

    "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

GCIDE

  1. Outwit(v. t.)

    To defeat or gain an advantage over by superior craft or cunning stratagems; as, the thief outwitted his pursuers and left the country undetected.

Wiktionary

  1. outwit(Verb)

    To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Minna Antrim:

    Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

  2. Minna Antrim:

    Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.

  3. E. B. White:

    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.


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