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Definitions for outwit
ˌaʊtˈwɪtout·wit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventverb

    beat through cleverness and wit

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

GCIDE

  1. Outwitverb

    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. outwitverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outwit

    owt-wit′, v.t. to surpass in wit or ingenuity: to defeat by superior ingenuity:—pr.p. outwit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. outwit′ted.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outwit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outwit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of outwit in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Minna Antrim:

    Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

  3. Minna Antrim:

    Man forgives women anything save the wit to outwit him.

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