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[out-mach] /ˌaʊtˈmætʃ/
verb (used with object)
to be superior to; surpass; outdo:
The home team seems to have been completely outmatched by the visitors.
Origin of outmatch
1595-1605; out- + match2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In his keen subtlety and cunning he can outmatch the keenest of us; outwit and befool without doing any extra thinking.

  • I shall meet him in courage, did he outmatch great Achilles and wear arms like his forged by Vulcan's hands.

  • It would be difficult, if not impossible, to outmatch this incident in the entire history of war.

  • It can never be wrong to outmatch an enemy in the methods they employ, no matter what form they take.

    Drake, Nelson and Napoleon Walter Runciman
  • Every stone, every tree has a man behind it, for the Fijian can outmatch the world in the art of taking cover.

    The Fijians Basil Thomson
  • St. Clair and Martin divided the punting between them and together they managed to outmatch the efforts of the Southby kicker.

    Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour

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