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out·score

 (out′skôr′)
tr.v. out·scored, out·scor·ing, out·scores
1. To surpass (an opponent) in the number of points scored, as in a game.
2. To defeat (an opponent) by focusing on offense.

outscore

(ˌaʊtˈskɔː)
vb (tr)
to score more than
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outscore - score more points than one's opponents
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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