verb (used with object)

to be superior to; surpass; outdo: The home team seems to have been completely outmatched by the visitors.

Origin of outmatch

First recorded in 1595–1605; out- + match2
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  • In his keen subtlety and cunning he can outmatch the keenest of us; outwit and befool without doing any extra thinking.

  • I shall meet him in courage, did he outmatch great Achilles and wear arms like his forged by Vulcan's hands.

  • It can never be wrong to outmatch an enemy in the methods they employ, no matter what form they take.

  • Every stone, every tree has a man behind it, for the Fijian can outmatch the world in the art of taking cover.

    The Fijians

    Basil Thomson

  • St. Clair and Martin divided the punting between them and together they managed to outmatch the efforts of the Southby kicker.

    Left Guard Gilbert

    Ralph Henry Barbour