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tr.v. out·point·ed, out·point·ing, out·points
1. Nautical To sail closer to the wind than (another vessel).
2. Sports To surpass (an opponent, especially a boxer) in the number of points won.
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1. to score more points than
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical to sail closer to the wind (point higher) than (another sailing vessel)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to excel in number of points, as in a competition or contest.
2. to sail closer to the wind than (another ship).
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Past participle: outpointed
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|Verb||1.||outpoint - sail closer to the wind than|
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
|2.||outpoint - score more points than one's opponents|
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