Meaning of overmatch


Pronunciation: (ō"vur-mach'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat: an assignment that clearly overmatched his abilities; an able task force that overmatched the enemy fleet.
  2. to match (a competitor) against another of superior strength, ability, or the like.
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