Definition of outdo verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    outdo

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌaʊtˈdu//
     
    outdo somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outdo
     
    he / she / it outdoes
     
    past simple outdid
     
    past participle outdone
     
    -ing form outdoing
     
     
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  1. 1to do more or better than someone else synonym beat
  2. 2 Sometimes small firms can outdo big business when it comes to customer care. Not to be outdone (= not wanting to let someone else do better), she tried again.
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