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outfox

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutfoxout‧fox /aʊtˈfɒks $ -ˈfɑːks/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BEAT/DEFEATto gain an advantage over someone by using your intelligence syn outsmart→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outfoxUrquhart is a manipulative murderer who could outfox Machiavelli, while Richardson seems utterly guileless.So far Hutchinson has managed to outfox police.Electrical engineers get paid well to outfox the lateral causality inherent in all circuits.They emerged north of the Absaroke Mountains, having brilliantly outfoxed their pursuers once more.It is about trying to outfox your opponent.
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Verb table
outfox
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutfox
he, she, itoutfoxes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutfoxed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outfoxed
he, she, ithas outfoxed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outfoxed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outfox
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outfoxed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outfoxing
he, she, itis outfoxing
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you, we, theyare outfoxing
Past
I, he, she, itwas outfoxing
you, we, theywere outfoxing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outfoxing
he, she, ithas been outfoxing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outfoxing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outfoxing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outfoxing
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