outscore outscore  /aʊt ˈskɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (v) score more points than one's opponents

Usage(s):

  1. Previous studies showed that boys start to outscore girls in math once they reach high school.
  2. According to several statistical measures of intelligence, people of Asian and especially Chinese descent consistently outscore other racial and ethnic groups.
  3. But a gender gap in math and science achievement still exists; the survey found that boys outscore girls in both disciplines.

News

  1. Shantelle Wright, leader of high-performing D.C. charter school, wins $25,000 award

    Students at Achievement Prep outscore many of their more affluent peers on standardized tests.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Northfield Denied Second Straight 2A Baseball Title (VIDEO)

    INDIANAPOLIS. Indiana (www.incnow.tv) - Unranked South Spencer scored one run in the second inning and two in the fifth to outscore top-ranked Northfield 3-2 for the 2A Baseball State Championship Saturday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Indiana's NewsCenter

  3. Rugby-Japan shock Wales to claim breakthrough win

    * Japan secure first win over Wales * Japan outscore Wales two tries to one (Adds details, quotes) TOKYO, June 15 (Reuters) - Rugby minnows Japan claimed their first win over Six Nations champions Wales on Saturday after a clinical display against an inexperienced Welsh side sealed a 23-8 victory that squared their two match series. Second half tries by inside centre Craig Wing and openside ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "We found a way to win," Sillinger said. "When you outscore a team like this, you're doing something right."
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Mike Sillinger Source: Forbes

  2. "Sometimes, you've just got to outscore people," coach Jay Wright said. "We don't like that, but that's the only way we're going to do it tonight."
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Jay Wright Source: USA Today

  3. "In the second half, we kind of had the mindset that we were going to outscore them," Singler said. "But you're not going to outscore Carolina."
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Kyle Singler Source: USA Today

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