outplay

[ out-pley ]
/ ˌaʊtˈpleɪ /

verb (used with object)

to play better than.

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Origin of outplay

First recorded in 1640–50; out- + play
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British Dictionary definitions for outplay

outplay
/ (aʊtˈpleɪ) /

verb (tr)

to perform better than one's opponent in a sport or game
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