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Definition 1: get the better of - [verb of competition]

Samples where outflank or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the goal was to best the competition

Synonyms for outflank in the sense of this definition

(outflank is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

(... is a kind of outflank ) defeat by more skillful maneuvering

"The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans" "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"

Definition 2: go around the flank of (an opposing army) - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for outflank in the sense of this definition

(outflank is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

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