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outthink

[out-thingk] /ˌaʊtˈθɪŋk/
verb (used with object), outthought, outthinking.
1.
to excel in thinking; think faster, more accurately, or more perceptively than:
outthinking most of her contemporaries in the field of human relations.
2.
to get the advantage of (someone) by quick or clever thinking; outwit:
only a split second to outthink his opponent.
Origin of outthink
1695-1705
1695-1705; out- + think1
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  • He has been able to outthink police with the help of his cybrain.

    Mutineer Robert J. Shea
  • Characters like that never think it possible for someone else to outthink them.

    The Misplaced Battleship Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
British Dictionary definitions for outthink

outthink

/ˌaʊtˈθɪŋk/
verb (transitive) -thinks, -thinking, -thought
1.
to outdo in thinking
2.
to outwit
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