- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||outwits, outwitted, outwitting
||to gain the advantage over by using one's wits, cleverness, or cunning.
Their forces were outnumbered, so there was no choice but to outwit the enemy.He could never outwit his mother, who could always guess what he'd been up to.
- euchre, outfox, outguess, outsmart
- similar words:
- dupe, fool, outdo, outmaneuver, outplay, outreach, outthink, trick
||cheat, deceive, trip