Definitions for outshineˌaʊtˈʃaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•shineˌaʊtˈʃaɪn(v.)-shone; shined, -shin•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to shine more brightly than.

  2. to surpass in excellence, achievement, etc.

  3. (v.i.)to shine out or forth.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outshine(verb)

    shine brighter than

    "What star outshines the sun?"

  2. outshine(verb)

    attract more attention and praise than others

    "This film outshone all the others in quality"


  1. outshine(Verb)

    to shine brighter than something else

  2. outshine(Verb)

    to exceed something or someone else, especially in an obvious or flamboyant manner

Translations for outshine

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to be brighter than

She outshone all the other students.

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