- out|do [autˈdu:] v past tense outdid [-ˈdıd] past participle outdone [-ˈdʌn] third person singular outdoes [-ˈdʌz][T]1.) to be better or more successful than someone else at doing something▪ When it comes to speed of response, a small firm can outdo a big company.outdo sb in sth▪ skaters trying to outdo each other in grace and speed2.) not to be outdonein order not to let someone else do better or seem better than you▪ Not to be outdone, other computer manufacturers are also donating machines to schools.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.