Quick answer
"Outsmart" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "burlar", and "outweigh" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "pesar más que". Learn more about the difference between "outsmart" and "outweigh" below.
outsmart
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. burlar
Our opponents outsmarted our defense at every turn.Nuestros contrincantes burlaron nuestra defensa a cada paso.
b. ser más listo que
She outsmarted her pursuers and managed to lose them.Fue más lista que sus perseguidores y consiguió deshacerse de ellos.
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outweigh
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to exceed in weight)
a. pesar más que
Your cat outweighs your son?¿Tu gato pesa más que tu hijo?
2. (to exceed in importance)
a. pesar más que
Experience outweighs credentials for some potential employers.La experiencia pesa más que las credenciales para algunos posibles empleadores.
b. tener más peso que
Reason doesn't always outweigh superstition.La razón no siempre tiene más peso que la superstición.
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