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synonyms for outplay

  • outrun
  • overcome
  • overtake
  • overwhelm
  • top
  • triumph
  • whip
  • best
  • better
  • conquer
  • exceed
  • excel
  • outdo
  • outrival
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • subdue
  • transcend
  • vanquish
  • be victorious
  • shoot ahead of
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antonyms for outplay

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  • fall behind
  • lose
  • surrender
  • fail
  • give up
  • aid
  • assist
  • cede
  • guard
  • help
  • protect
  • relinquish
  • retreat
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How to use outplay in a sentence

Even the recent news of an injury to Montreal goalie Carey Price isn’t as bad for the Habs as it sounds, since Price has been outplayed by backup Jake Allen all season anyway.
WHAT WE’RE WATCHING IN THE NHL’S PLAYOFF RACESNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Even though the visitors were playing with a patchwork lineup, they still outplayed the Capitals in the game’s opening 20 minutes.
CAPITALS STUMBLE OUT OF THE GATE AT HOME, CAN’T CATCH UP TO BRUINSSAMANTHA PELLAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think we’ve outplayed projections every year that I’ve been up here, and the plan is to outplay the projections again.
AS KING FÉLIX TRIES TO MAKE THE ORIOLES, THE ORIOLES JUST TRY TO MAKE PROGRESSCHELSEA JANESMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Embiid outplayed Anthony Davis on Wednesday to finish with 28 points, six rebounds and four assists in a signature win over the Lakers.
JOEL EMBIID AND NIKOLA JOKIC ARE BRINGING CENTERS BACK INTO THE NBA MVP CONVERSATIONBEN GOLLIVERJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In their one NFL matchup thus far, in 2018, the Chiefs defeated the Browns, 37-21, as Mahomes outplayed Mayfield.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THE OLDEST QB LEFT IN THE AFC PLAYOFFS IS BAKER MAYFIELDDES BIELERJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rodgers, to no one’s surprise, outplayed Trubisky to ridiculous proportions in a quarterbacking mismatch.
AARON RODGERS CONTINUES TO THRIVE. MITCHELL TRUBISKY? NOT SO MUCH.MARK MASKENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She went into the game fiercely resolving to outplay her team-mates if she could.
MARJORIE DEAN, COLLEGE SENIORPAULINE LESTER
Youre up against a heady bunch of fellows and youve got to outwit them as well as outplay them if youre going to win.
LEFT HALF HARMONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Match yourself against the men who can outplay you, not against the men you already excel.
IF YOU DON'T WRITE FICTIONCHARLES PHELPS CUSHING
Angle had to endure many taunts at the failure of all his attempts to outplay Grettir.
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WORDS RELATED TO OUTPLAY

  • be victorious
  • best
  • better
  • conquer
  • exceed
  • excel
  • outdo
  • outplay
  • outrival
  • outrun
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • overcome
  • overtake
  • overwhelm
  • shoot ahead of
  • subdue
  • top
  • transcend
  • triumph
  • vanquish
  • whip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.