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Synonyms for outsmart
ˌaʊtˈsmɑrtout·smart

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  1. outsmartverb

    Synonyms:
    outwit, outfox, outguess

  2. outsmartverb

    to beat in a competition of wits

    Synonyms:
    outwit, outfox, outguess

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventverb

    beat through cleverness and wit

    "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, stupefy, elude, circumvent, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, outfox, fudge, flummox, beat, surround, outwit, tick, sidestep, hem in, nonplus, trounce, besiege, pulsate, drum, parry, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, duck, beat out, dodge, gravel, thump, evade, ticktack, put off, thrum, hedge, outmaneuver, ticktock, amaze, quiver, outmanoeuvre, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, beleaguer, wash up, skirt, pose, scramble, shell

  2. outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmartverb

    defeat by more skillful maneuvering

    "The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans"; "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"

    Synonyms:
    overreach, outmanoeuvre, outmaneuver, circumvent, outfox, outwit, beat

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  1. List of paraphrases for "outsmart":

    outwit, thwart

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How to use outsmart in a sentence?

  1. Michael Moore:

    I think President Donald Trump is President Donald Trump and President Donald Trump was able to outsmart the smartest person ever to run for president, president Donald Trump figured out how to win by losing the election. How did that happen ? Historians are going to deal with this for years to come.


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