One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘each lady tried to outdo the other in the number of coffee parties given’
surpass, outshine, do better than
overshadow, eclipse, outclass, outmanoeuvre, out-think, get the better of, dwarf, put in the shade, upstage, put to shame
excel, exceed, transcend, top, cap, trump, beat, better, outdistance, outstrip, outrun, outpace, lead, leave behind, get ahead of, get further ahead of, gain on, draw away from, overtake, pass
informal be a cut above, be head and shoulders above, run rings round, leave standing, walk away from
archaic outrival, outvie
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