Meaning of “outwit” - Learner’s Dictionary

outwit

verb [ T ] uk us /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ (present participle outwitting, past tense and past participle outwitted)

to get an advantage over someone by doing something clever and deceiving them:

She outwitted her kidnappers and managed to escape.

(Definition of “outwit” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)