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View synonyms for outgeneral

outgeneral

[ out-jen-er-uhl ]

verb (used with object)

, out·gen·er·aled, out·gen·er·al·ing or (especially British) out·gen·er·alled, out·gen·er·al·ling.
  1. to outdo or surpass in generalship.


outgeneral

/ ˌaʊtˈdʒɛnərəl /

verb

  1. tr to surpass in generalship


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Word History and Origins

Origin of outgeneral1

First recorded in 1760–70; out- + general

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Example Sentences

Well, as anybody at the Drones will tell you, Bertram Wooster is a pretty hard chap to outgeneral.

I, in common with others, was much annoyed by their cattle, but desiring peace I studied how to outgeneral these cattle.

With the strategy of a Napoleon, this extraordinary man could outgeneral all who were pitted against him.

In any game from stud-poker to marketing mining stock Mr. Wingfield can outwit, outmaneuver and outgeneral a hundred like "Larry."

To outgeneral Lee, Grant well knew required a greater master of the art of war than himself.

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