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Definition of "outmatch" [outmatch]

  • To prove greater or better than; surpass. (verb-transitive)
  • (esp of a sports player or team) to surpass or perform better than (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "outmatch" in a sentence
  • "In a place known as Nine Dragons, as the city's Hungry Ghosts festival burns around him, Bosch puts aside everything he knows and risks everything he has in a desperate bid to outmatch the triad's ferocity."
  • "Can "Avatar" outmatch "Titanic" at the box office, or do you think the ship will sink?"
  • "As narratives, these poems outmatch much of the recent crop of "flash fiction" currently in vogue on the prose side of the literary aisle."