Overmatch



[oh-ver-mach] /ˌoʊ vərˈmætʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat:
an assignment that clearly overmatched his abilities; an able task force that overmatched the enemy fleet.
2.
to match (a competitor) against another of superior strength, ability, or the like.
verb (transitive) (ˌəʊvəˈmætʃ)
1.
to be more than a match for
2.
to match with a superior opponent
noun (ˈəʊvəˌmætʃ)
3.
a person superior in ability
4.
a match in which one contestant is superior
v.

mid-14c., “be more than a match for,” from over- + match (v.). Related: Overmatched; overmatching.

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