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1. outsmart

verb. ['ˈaʊtˌsmɑːrt'] beat through cleverness and wit.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • circumvent
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • outperform
  • beat
  • outwit
  • beat out
  • outfox
  • surpass
  • outgo
  • exceed
  • shell
  • outstrip
  • crush
  • outmatch
  • overreach

Antonyms

  • confront
  • defend
  • praise
  • refresh

Etymology

  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smart (English)
  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word outsmart


1. Verb, base form
I would really like to see if can outsmart a butterfly!

Quotes containing the word outsmart


1. I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
- Brene Brown

2. outsmart

verb. ['ˈaʊtˌsmɑːrt'] defeat by more skillful maneuvering.

Synonyms

  • outflank
  • outmaneuver
  • trump
  • scoop
  • best
  • outgeneral
  • outmanoeuvre

Antonyms

  • conformist
  • rested
  • stay in place
  • income

Etymology

  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smart (English)
  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
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