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outwit

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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈwɪt
 
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Definition of outwit in English:

verb (outwits, outwitting, outwitted)

[with object]
Deceive by greater ingenuity: Ray had outwitted many an opponent
More example sentences
  • In recent months, Slavkov has outwitted his opponents.
  • Gent can snap back at his opponents but would rather outwit them.
  • But keep to the model of The Doctor using his mind to outwit his opponents.
Synonyms
outsmart, out-think, outmanoeuvre, outplay, be cleverer than, steal a march on, trick, gull, make a fool of, get the better of
informal outfox, pull a fast one on, put one over on, run/make rings round
dated outjockey

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