overmatch(redirected from overmatching)
tr.v. o·ver·matched, o·ver·match·ing, o·ver·match·es
1. To be more than a match for; exceed or defeat.
2. To match with a superior opponent.
A contest in which one opponent is distinctly superior.
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1. to be more than a match for
2. (General Sporting Terms) to match with a superior opponent
3. a person superior in ability
4. (General Sporting Terms) a match in which one contestant is superior
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat.
2. to match against a superior opponent or competitor.
[1300–50; Middle English overmacchen]
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Past participle: overmatched
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