Definitions for outstripˌaʊtˈstrɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•stripˌaʊtˈstrɪp(v.t.)-stripped, -strip•ping.

  1. to outdo; surpass; excel.

  2. to pass in running or swift travel.

  3. to get ahead of in or as if in a race.

  4. to exceed.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. outdistance, outstrip, distance(verb)

    go far ahead of

    "He outdistanced the other runners"


  1. outstrip(Verb)

    To outrun or leave behind.

    We quickly outstripped the amateur runners.

  2. outstrip(Verb)

    To exceed, excel or surpass.

    This year's production has already outstripped last year's.

Translations for outstrip

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to go much faster than

He outstripped the other runners.

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