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tr.v. out·smart·ed, out·smart·ing, out·smarts
To gain the advantage over by cunning; outwit.
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(tr) informal to get the better of; outwit
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to get the better of (someone); outwit.Idioms:
outsmart oneself, to defeat oneself through the very schemes one has perpetrated to promote one's own welfare or profit.
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Past participle: outsmarted
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|Verb||1.||outsmart - beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"|
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"
|2.||outsmart - defeat by more skillful maneuvering; "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"|
outgeneral - surpass in generalship
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verb (Informal) outwit, trick, take in (informal), cheat, sting (informal), deceive, defraud, dupe, gull (archaic), get the better of, swindle, circumvent, outperform, make a fool of (informal), outmanoeuvre, go one better than (informal), put one over on (informal), outfox, run rings round (informal), pull a fast one on (informal), outthink, outjockey a hoaxer who managed to outsmart the world's top journalists
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outsmart[ˌaʊtˈsmɑːt] vt → superare in astuzia
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