verb (used with object)
to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat: an assignment that clearly overmatched his abilities; an able task force that overmatched the enemy fleet.
to match (a competitor) against another of superior strength, ability, or the like.

1300–50; Middle English overmacchen. See over-, match2

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1.  to be more than a match for
2.  to match with a superior opponent
3.  a person superior in ability
4.  a match in which one contestant is superior

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Example sentences
He also made her an overmatch for the cruelty of the persecutors, in overcoming
  fire and other torments.
Overmatch is encouraged and will be considered when evaluating grant requests.
They also set off a bidding war between jurisdictions in the terms of the
Counties are encouraged to report all applicable overmatch expenses.
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