Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb outflank

2 senses of outflank

Sense 1
outflank, go around -- (go around the flank of (an opposing army))
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop -- (get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

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