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outpoint

[ out-point ]
/ ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt /
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verb (used with object)
to excel in number of points, as in a competition or contest.
Nautical. to sail closer to the wind than (another ship).
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Origin of outpoint

First recorded in 1585–95; out- + point
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British Dictionary definitions for outpoint

outpoint
/ (ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt) /

verb (tr)
to score more points than
nautical to sail closer to the wind (point higher) than (another sailing vessel)
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