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adjective as in surpassed

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Not to be outdone, London Marathon race director Hugh Brasher announced that he hopes to see 50,000 people running through the streets of the British capital this fall.

The Nationals believe he will outdo the expectations for his bat.

Each extreme needed to outperform the other by raising the stakes, outdoing the other by escalating and inventing new acts of extremism.

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Not to be outdone, the Los Angeles Rams were handed a loss by the hapless New York Jets on Sunday.

In 2020, we all gained a new appreciation for the power of storytelling, amid a news cycle that seemed determined to outdo itself every week.

When they subsequently managed to fingerprint her, she seemed to have outdone Dillinger.

Not to be outdone, North Korea bans all religious practice of any kind.

Not to be outdone, South Korea has a small drone of its own, one with perhaps the best drone name ever: Devil Killer.

President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and the State Department were not to be outdone by their domestic critics.

The co-stars of Pineapple Express and Freaks and Geeks have really outdone themselves this time.

The host, not to be outdone, was sitting with his feet on the railing of the stove, but as far from the spittoon as possible.

All the knights swore that he had outdone all the cavaliers of the tourney, and must receive the chief prize.

An Indian chief, excelling all his tribe at a war-dance, could not have outdone the grotesque movements of the colonel.

Long before Mr. Gladstone had concluded, everyone admitted that the effect of Mr. Disraeli's speech had been outdone and outshone.

Not to be outdone in courtesy, the French police soon escorted him to the official lodging-house.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outdone, such as: beaten, bettered, defeated, and improved upon.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.