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Outsmart   /ˈaʊtsmˌɑrt/   Listen
Outsmart

verb
1.
Beat through cleverness and wit.  Synonyms: beat, circumvent, outfox, outwit, overreach.  "She outfoxed her competitors"
2.
Defeat by more skillful maneuvering.  Synonyms: outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre.  "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"






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"Outsmart" Quotes from Famous Books



... person who thinks he's superior to others. A thief steals because he thinks he has more right to something than its real owner. A man kills because he has an idea that he has a better right to live than someone else. In short, a man breaks the law because he feels superior, because he thinks he can outsmart Society and The Law. Or, simply, because he thinks he can outsmart the ...
— The Highest Treason • Randall Garrett



Words linked to "Outsmart" :   surmount, outgo, outstrip, vanquish, crush, trump, trounce, outperform, outmatch, outmaneuver, exceed, best, outwit, overreach, outgeneral, surpass, shell, scoop, outmanoeuvre, outdo, outfox, beat out, beat, circumvent, outflank



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