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- 1. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent, surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform
- usage: beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
- 2. outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart, outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop
- usage: defeat by more skillful maneuvering; "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"
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See also: outsmart (Dictionary)