Definition of Outstep

1. v. t. To exceed in stepping.



Definition of Outstep

1. Verb. (transitive) To step or go beyond; exceed; overstep. ¹

2. Conjunction. (alternative form of outcept) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outstep

1. to step beyond [v OUTSTEPPED, OUTSTEPPING, OUTSTEPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstep

outstate
outstated
outstates
outstating
outstation
outstations
outstay
outstay one's welcome
outstayed
outstaying
outstays
outsteer
outsteered
outsteering
outsteers
outstep (current term)
outstepped
outstepping
outsteps
outstink
outstinking
outstinks
outstood
outstorm
outstormed
outstorming
outstorms
outstrategize
outstrategized
outstrategizing

Literary usage of Outstep

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1. The Fortunes of Nigel by Walter Scott (1878)
"By my word, my lord duke," replied the Earl, " it is easy for anyone to outstep boundaries of the existence of which he was not aware. ..."

2. Brief Memoirs of the Late Right Reverend John Thomas James, D.D., Lord by Edward James (1830)
"... who was bound to me by more than the ordinary ties of fraternal affection, will have induced me to outstep my province, if I notice very shortly two ..."

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