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Meaning of OUTSTRIP

Pronunciation:  `awt'strip

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"
  2. [v]  go far ahead of; "He outdistanced the other runners"
 

OUTSTRIP is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: distance, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outgo, outmatch, surmount, surpass
 
 See Also: beat, beat out, better, break, circumvent, crush, leave behind, outbrave, outcry, outdraw, outfox, outgrow, out-herod, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outshine, outshout, outsmart, outwear, outweigh, outwit, overreach, shame, shell, trounce, vanquish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Out*strip"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outstripped}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Outstripping}.]
To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave
behing.

      Appetites which . . . had outstripped the hours.
                                               --Southey.

      He still outstript me in the race.       --Tennyson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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