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English verb: outfox

1. outfox (competition) outdo someone in trickery


ExamplesSam cannot outfox Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

2. outfox (competition) beat through cleverness and wit


SamplesI beat the traffic.
She outfoxed her competitors.


Synonymsbeat, circumvent, outsmart, outwit, overreach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass


Verb groupbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish









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