ace someone out

ace out

1. To have good fortune. I aced out at work today when the boss did not assign me that big project.
2. To narrowly escape a bad situation. Jack hit the gas at the right moment and aced out of a car accident.
3. To outmaneuver or outperform someone, often resulting in victory. Harry finished the game with a strike and aced out Bob in the bowling tournament.
See also: ace, out

ace someone out

tv. to maneuver someone out; to win out over someone. (see also aced, ace.) Martha aced out Rebecca to win the first-place trophy.
See also: ace, out, someone