Definition of Outsteps

1. Verb. (third-person singular of outstep) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outsteps

1. outstep [v] - See also: outstep

Lexicographical Neighbors of Outsteps

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

Literary usage of Outsteps

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous by Archibald Alison (1850)
"... for ever enlarges and expands; it outsteps the narrow limits of temples, and leaves the altars to crumble into dust; and calls man to seek for it where ..."

2. Five Anonymous Plays (fourth Series): Comprising Appius and Virginia, The by John Stephen Farmer (1908)
"... into "venture": the original is, I think, preferable—" Then outsteps Francis Fabulator " (28c), a mistake : the original has ..."

3. European Civilization: Protestantism and Catholicity Compared by Jaime Luciano Balmes, C. J. Hanford, Robert Kershaw (1859)
"It is vain to seek in them the slightest appearance of flattery to the civil power, whose limits are marked out with rigorous severity ; if it outsteps them ..."

4. Protestantism and Catholicity Compared in Their Effects on the Civilization by Jaime Luciano Balmes (1854)
"When they are opposed to the common weal—when their aim is not the good of the commonweal—when the legislator outsteps the limits of his faculties— when, ..."

5. European Civilisation: Protestantism and Catholicity Compared by Jaime Luciano Balmes (1855)
"... good of the commonweal—when the legislator outsteps the limits of his faculties—when, although in other respects tending to the good of the commonweal, ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"Our Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy" is a delightful summer trip in the /outsteps of Laurence Sterne, by our friends of cycling fame, ..."

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