verb (used with object), outthought, outthinking.
to excel in thinking; think faster, more accurately, or more perceptively than: outthinking most of her contemporaries in the field of human relations.
to get the advantage of (someone) by quick or clever thinking; outwit: only a split second to outthink his opponent.

1695–1705; out- + think1

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outthink (ˌaʊtˈθɪŋk)
vb , -thinks, -thinking, -thought
1.  to outdo in thinking
2.  to outwit

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Fatigue is all in your head-now there's a way to outthink it.
To feel better, outthink your stubborn and recalcitrant heart.
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