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English verb: outflank

1. outflank (motion) go around the flank of (an opposing army)


Synonymsgo around


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


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. outflank (competition) get the better of


SamplesThe goal was to best the competition.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to outflank his opponent


Synonymsbest, outdo, scoop, trump


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish


Narrower (hyponym)outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart









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