Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of OUTSTRIP

Pronunciation:  `awt'strip

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Out*strip"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outstripped}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Outstripping}.]
To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave

      Appetites which . . . had outstripped the hours.

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

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be the bellwether, beacon, beat, best, better, bulk, bulk large, cap, catch up with, come up to, come up with, distance, eclipse, exceed, excel, gain on, gain upon, get ahead of, get before, go before, guide, have the start, head, head the line, lap, lead, lead the dance, lead the way, leave behind, leave standing, light the way, loom, loom large, lose, outclass, outdistance, outdo, outgo, outjump, outleap, outmaneuver, outmarch, outpace, outperform, outplay, outpoint, outrange, outreach, outride, outrival, outrun, outsail, outshine, outsoar, outstep, outvie, outwit, overcome, overhaul, overjump, overleap, overmatch, overplay, override, overtake, overtop, pace, pass, precede, rear, rise above, set the pace, shake off, soar, spearhead, stand first, stand out, surpass, take the lead, top, tower, tower above, transcend, worst