outperform

[ out-per-fawrm ]
/ ˌaʊt pərˈfɔrm /

verb (used with object)

to surpass in excellence of performance; do better than: a new engine that outperforms the competition; a stock that outperformed all others.

Origin of outperform

First recorded in 1955–60; out- + perform
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British Dictionary definitions for out-performed

outperform

/ (ˌaʊtpəˈfɔːm) /

verb (tr)

to perform better than (someone or something)
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Word Origin and History for out-performed

outperform


v.

1960, from out (adv.) + perform. Related: Outperformed; outperforming.

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