the dust, outpace, outmarch, outwalk, outswim, out-row, outride, outsail; Inf. get the jump on, have the edge on, hold the advantage over; outdo, Inf. run rings or circles around, Inf. do [s.o.] one better, one-up, get the better of, top, cap, trump, beat, win over or win out over, prevail over, overcome, defeat. See - outdo (defs. 1, 2).
outdo, v. 1. surpass, exceed, outreach, excel, overtop, out-Herod, go beyond, outsoar, transcend; outclass, outrank, outrate, come first, be superior to, take precedence over, override, overrule; outweigh, overweigh, outbalance, overbalance, tip the scales, preponderate; be a cut above, be head and shoulders above, outmatch, overmatch, outrival; outplay, Inf. run rings or circles around, Inf. do [s.o.] one better, one-up, go [s.o.] one up; get the better of, top, cap, trump, overtrump, beat, Inf beat out, win out or win out over, prevail over, overcome, defeat; outflank, outjockey, outmaneuver, outgeneral; outsmart, outwit, outfox, outthink, overreach.
2. outdistance, outgo, outrun, outstrip, Inf. leave in the dust; outstep, outpace, outmarch, outwalk, outswim, outrow, outride, outsail, outhrow, outleap, out-shoot; outspeak, outpreach, outtell, outtalk, talk down, talk circles around; outstare, stare down, out-gaze, outglare; outwear, outlast, outlive; outstay, outsit, outwait, outwatch; outring, outlaugh, outweep, outcry, outroar, outscream, outshriek; outshine, out-dazzle, outglitter, outperform, outsing, outdance, upstage; overshadow, tower above, overstride, predominate, dominate, eclipse, dwarf.
outdoor, adj. open-air, alfresco, out-of-doors or out-of-door, outside, outdoors; outdoorsy.
outdoors, adv. 1. in the open air, in the open, alfresco, out of doors, outside.
-n. 2. the open air, the open, the out of doors, the great outdoors, the wide open spaces, the outside.
outer, adj. external, exterior, extrinsic; outlying, outward, peripheral, fringe; out, outside.
outermost, adj. outmost, furthest, furthest-off, farthermost, ultimate, extreme, remotest; remote, distant, far-off, faraway, far-flung, removed; ulterior, thither, yonder, yon, farther, further, more distant.
outface, v. 1. outstare, stare down, stare out of countenance, outface, face down, face out, outlook; outdare, outbrave, brazen out or through; withstand, stand, endure, hold up, hold out, brave, not flinch or shrink from, Inf. bite the bullet.
2. defy, bid defiance, set at defiance, thumb one's nose at, cock a snoot at, snap one's fingers at, flout, slight, set at naught; beard, pluck by the beard, put one's head in the lion's mouth, march up to the cannon's mouth, bell the cat, take the bull by the horns.
3. challenge, dare, double-dare, SI. double-do-dare, fling down the gauntlet, knock the chip off [s.o.'s] shoulder, slap in the face; confront, front, meet, meet face to face, meet head-on, Inf. meet eyeball to eyeball, square off; face, face up to, stand up to, look full in the face, look straight in the eyes.
outfit, n. 1. kit, set; rig, turnout, outfitting.
2. equipment, equipage, apparatus, gear, accouterments, paraphernalia, appurtenances, appointments, furnishings, furniture; fixtures, fittings, habiliments, Inf. things; tools, instruments, contrivances, machinery; implements, appliances, utensils, conveniences; supplies, material, wherewithal; caparison, trappings, tack, tackle, harness, rigging.
3. belongings, effects,'chattels, possessions, properties, SI. stuff, SI. junk; baggage, bag and baggage, duffel, luggage, dunnage, impedimenta.
4. dress, garb, apparel, attire, clothes, wardrobe, livery, Archaic, vesture, Inf. togs, Inf. duds, (for a newborn) layette; investiture, adornment, ornamentation.