Out·do v. t. [imp. Outdid p. p. Outdone p. pr. & vb. n. Outdoing.] To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass.
An imposture outdoes the original. --L' Estrange.
I grieve to be outdone by Gay. --Swift.
v 1: be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance
surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She
outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my
expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its
class" [syn: surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo,
exceed, surmount, outperform]
2: get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
[syn: outflank, trump, best, scoop]
[also: outdone, outdid]