Definition Of outdo

verb

be more successful than.

the men tried to outdo each other in their generosity

Example Of outdo

  • A peak performer tries to outdo his last great performance every time he takes the field.

  • But even he was outdone midway through the half when the home side passed up an outstanding chance.

  • But even they were outdone by the ice cream men, who produced the noisiest lobby I have ever heard.

  • If you look at kids in elementary schools playing sports, the girls excel, often outdoing the boys.

  • It doesn't help that the big name cast try to outdo each other with their low-key performances.


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