Outwit meaning

out-wĭt
To outwit is to beat someone or defeat them because you are smarter or more clever.

If you beat your opponent at a game of strategy because you are more adept and more clever at the game, this is an example of when you outwit your opponent.

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(archaic) To be more intelligent than.
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To overcome, or get the better of, by cunning or cleverness.
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To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
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To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart.

To win at chess, you must outwit your opponent.

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Origin of outwit

  • From out- +"Ž wit.

    From Wiktionary