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out·play

 (out-plā′)
tr.v. out·played, out·play·ing, out·plays
To surpass (an opponent) in skill or technique or in scoring points.
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outplay

(aʊtˈpleɪ)
vb (tr)
(General Sporting Terms) to perform better than one's opponent in a sport or game
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out•play

(ˌaʊtˈpleɪ)

v.t.
to play better than.
[1640–50]
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outplay


Past participle: outplayed
Gerund: outplaying

Imperative
outplay
outplay
Present
I outplay
you outplay
he/she/it outplays
we outplay
you outplay
they outplay
Preterite
I outplayed
you outplayed
he/she/it outplayed
we outplayed
you outplayed
they outplayed
Present Continuous
I am outplaying
you are outplaying
he/she/it is outplaying
we are outplaying
you are outplaying
they are outplaying
Present Perfect
I have outplayed
you have outplayed
he/she/it has outplayed
we have outplayed
you have outplayed
they have outplayed
Past Continuous
I was outplaying
you were outplaying
he/she/it was outplaying
we were outplaying
you were outplaying
they were outplaying
Past Perfect
I had outplayed
you had outplayed
he/she/it had outplayed
we had outplayed
you had outplayed
they had outplayed
Future
I will outplay
you will outplay
he/she/it will outplay
we will outplay
you will outplay
they will outplay
Future Perfect
I will have outplayed
you will have outplayed
he/she/it will have outplayed
we will have outplayed
you will have outplayed
they will have outplayed
Future Continuous
I will be outplaying
you will be outplaying
he/she/it will be outplaying
we will be outplaying
you will be outplaying
they will be outplaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outplaying
you have been outplaying
he/she/it has been outplaying
we have been outplaying
you have been outplaying
they have been outplaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outplaying
you will have been outplaying
he/she/it will have been outplaying
we will have been outplaying
you will have been outplaying
they will have been outplaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outplaying
you had been outplaying
he/she/it had been outplaying
we had been outplaying
you had been outplaying
they had been outplaying
Conditional
I would outplay
you would outplay
he/she/it would outplay
we would outplay
you would outplay
they would outplay
Past Conditional
I would have outplayed
you would have outplayed
he/she/it would have outplayed
we would have outplayed
you would have outplayed
they would have outplayed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outplay - excel or defeat in a game; "The Knicks outplayed the Lakers"
beat, beat out, vanquish, trounce, crush, shell - come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
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Translations

outplay

[aʊtˈpleɪ] VTjugar mejor que
we were outplayed in every departmentellos resultaron ser mejores que nosotros en todos los aspectos del juego, nos dominaron por completo
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References in classic literature ?
So strong was the play-instinct in him, as well as was his constitution strong, that he continually outplayed Scraps to abject weariness, so that he could only lie on the deck and pant and laugh through air-draughty lips and dab futilely in the air with weak forepaws at Michael's continued ferocious-acted onslaughts.
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Cartagena, on the other hand, lived up to his billing as one of the city's fastest rising karateka when he outplayed his above 75kgs.
We ended up winning the game but they outplayed us and we can't let them outplay us on Tuesday," he added.
CHAIRMAN of selectors Bryan Jones admitted Shropshire had been outplayed after losing by 273 runs at Oxfordshire in the Unicorns Championship.
Pakistan outplayed India by five wickets in the title clash.
KARACHI -- Talented Zubair Raja outplayed Aqeel Shabbir while brilliant Farhan Altaf beat Murtaza Haider in the mens singles semifinals.
In the men's singles final, Muzamil Murtaza, who outplayed top seed Aqeel Khan in the semifinals, was hot favourite to win the final but seasoned campaigner Shehzad Khan utilized his wide experience and skills to once again deprive spirited Murtaza of winning win the men's singles title as Shehzad won the marathon final by 7-6, 2-6, 7-6.
Earlier, Bangladesh emerged Group A champions with all-win record to reach the semifinals beating hosts Nepal by 2-1 goals in the last group match after crushing the Maldives by 9-0 goals in the first match, featuring a hat-trick by Nihad Jaman while Nepal outplayed the Maldives 4-0 in their first appearance on Thursday last.
Dubai -- Pakistan outplayed Australia by 33 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International to complete their first ever 3-0 series whitewash against the visitors at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Sunday night.
'We just got outplayed on Sunday (by the Hotshots).
Dehbozorgi had earlier outplayed the Bulgarian wrestler and Egypt's Abdalla Mohamed Shaaban before the final contest.