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tr.v. out·gunned, out·gun·ning, out·guns
1. To surpass in military force.
2. To overwhelm or defeat.
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vb (tr) , -guns, -gunning or -gunned
1. to surpass in fire power
2. to surpass in shooting
3. informal to surpass or excel
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v.t. -gunned, -gun•ning.
1. to exceed in firepower.
2. to outdo or overwhelm, as by superior forces.
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Past participle: outgunned
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