outperform

To outperform is to accomplish something in a better or more impressive way that someone else. In a marathon, the younger runners usually outperform the very oldest ones.

Whenever you surpass or beat the record of another person, you can say you outperform them. Experienced workers frequently outperform newer employees, and pundits like to worry aloud about students in other countries who outperform American kids on standardized tests. You can also say that an investment that makes more money outperforms a less profitable one.

Definitions of outperform
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v be or do something to a greater degree

“This car outperforms all others in its class”
Synonyms:
exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, surmount, surpass
Types:
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beat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach
beat through cleverness and wit
outgrow
grow faster than
outcry, outshout
shout louder than
outroar
roar louder than
outsail
sail faster or better than
outdraw
draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outsell
sell more than others
outsell
be sold more often than other, similar products
outpace
surpass in speed
better, break
surpass in excellence
outshine
attract more attention and praise than others
outrange
have a greater range than (another gun)
outweigh
be heavier than
outbrave
be braver than
out-herod
surpass someone in cruelty or evil
outfox
outdo someone in trickery
shame
surpass or beat by a wide margin
outmarch
march longer distances and for a longer time than
outwear
last longer than others
upstage
steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
Type of:
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

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