Definition of outsmart verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outsmart

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outsmart
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrt//
 
he / she / it outsmarts
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrts//
 
past simple outsmarted
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrtɪd//
 
past participle outsmarted
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrtɪd//
 
-ing form outsmarting
BrE BrE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrtɪŋ//
 
 
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outsmart somebody to gain an advantage over somebody by acting in a clever way synonym outwit She always managed to outsmart her political rivals.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outsmart