Definitions for outgoˈaʊtˌgoʊ; ˌaʊtˈgoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•goˈaʊtˌgoʊ; ˌaʊtˈgoʊ(n.; v.)(pl.)-goes

  1. (n.)the act or process of going out.

  2. money paid out.

  3. something that goes out; outflow.

  4. (v.t.)to go beyond; exceed.

  5. to surpass or excel.

  6. Archaic. to excel in speed.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay(verb)

    money paid out; an amount spent

  2. surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform(verb)

    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"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"


  1. outgo(Noun)

    The act or process of going out.

  2. outgo(Noun)

    A quantity of a substance or thing that has flowed out; an outflow.

  3. outgo(Noun)

    an expenditure, cost or outlay.

  4. outgo(Verb)

    To go out, to set forth.

  5. outgo(Verb)

    To go further; to exceed or surpass; go beyond.

  6. outgo(Verb)

    To overtake; to travel faster than.

  7. outgo(Verb)

    To outdo; exceed; surpass.

  8. Origin: From outgon, from utgan, from ūt + gānan, equivalent to . Cognate with outgae, Dutch uitgaan, German ausgehen, utgå.

Anagrams of outgo

  1. go out


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