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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass.
An imposture outdoes the original. --L' Estrange.
I grieve to be outdone by Gay. --Swift.
To outdo oneself to surpass one's own previous best
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: 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" [syn:
surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed,
outdo, surmount, outperform]
2: get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
[syn: outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
63 Moby Thesaurus words for "outdo":
beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, best, cap, defeat, destroy,
do in, drub, exceed, excel, fix, hide, hors de combat, lambaste,
lather, lick, outclass, outfight, outgeneral, outgo, outjump,
outleap, outmaneuver, outmarch, outpace, outperform, outplay,
outpoint, outrange, outreach, outride, outrival, outrun, outsail,
outshine, outstep, outstrip, outvie, outweigh, outwit, overcome,
overjump, overleap, overmatch, overplay, override, put, ruin,
settle, skin, skin alive, surpass, thrash, top, transcend, trim,
triumph over, trounce, trump, undo, whip, worst
From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :
OUTDO, v.t. To make an enemy.
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