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- to score more points than
- Naut. to sail closer to the wind than (another vessel)
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transitive verb out·point·ed, out·point·ing, out·points
- Nautical To sail closer to the wind than (another vessel).
- Sports To surpass (an opponent, especially a boxer) in the number of points won.