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 for outdo
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.
     [1913 Webster]
           An imposture outdoes the original.       --L' Estrange.
     [1913 Webster]
           I grieve to be outdone by Gay.           --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]
     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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