Definition of Outstrip

1. Verb. Be or do something to a greater degree. "Sam cannot outstrip Sue "; "This car outperforms all others in its class"


2. Verb. Go far ahead of. "He outdistanced the other runners"
Exact synonyms: Distance, Outdistance
Generic synonyms: Leave Behind

Definition of Outstrip

1. v. t. To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave behing.

Definition of Outstrip

1. Verb. To outrun or leave behind. ¹

2. Verb. To exceed, excel or surpass. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outstrip

1. to go faster or farther than [v -STRIPPED, -STRIPPING, -STRIPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstrip

outstrategizing
outstreet
outstreets
outstretch
outstretched
outstretches
outstretching
outstricken
outstridden
outstride
outstrides
outstriding
outstrike
outstrikes
outstriking
outstripped
outstripping
outstrips
outstrive
outstriven
outstrives
outstriving
outstrode
outstroke
outstrokes
outstrove
outstruck
outstudied
outstudies

Literary usage of Outstrip

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Spec, outlier, nonmember, extern, exoteric; see FOREIGNER. outstrip, rt pass (contextual); spec, distance, outdistance (emphatic for "distance"), ..."

2. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"... material necessary in building or equipping our shipping ; were it exempt from these, we should soon outstrip the maritime power of Great Britain-. ..."

3. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"... and therefore the fixed stars outstrip the sun and the planets, and these again are swifter than the moon.3 The fire of the stars, other writers say, ..."

4. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"We may outstrip them if wee want not to ourselves : Behold here, not feete but wings offered to us." Hoole again reflects the later impulse given to ..."

5. Trends of School Costs by Warren Randolph Burgess (1920)
"SCHOOL COSTS outstrip PROPERTY VALUES In the surveys which the Department of Labor made last year of the living expenses of families it was found that ..."

6. Lives of Indian Officers by John William Kaye (1889)
"... with good intelligence, not very highly cultivated; but I do not know that any of his contemporaries predicted that he would live to outstrip them all. ..."

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