What does outrun mean?

Definitions for outrunˌaʊtˈrʌn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outrun.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outrun(verb)

    run faster than

    "in this race, I managed to outran everybody else"


  1. outrun(Noun)

    The sheepdog's initial run towards the sheep, done in a curving motion so as not to startle them.

  2. outrun(Verb)

    To run faster than the others.

  3. outrun(Verb)

    To exceed or overextend.


  1. OutRun

    Out Run is an arcade game released by Sega in 1986. It was designed by Yu Suzuki and developed by Sega AM2. The game was a critical and commercial success, becoming one of the best-selling video games of its time and winning the Golden Joystick Award for Game of the Year. It is notable for its innovative hardware, pioneering graphics and music, innovative features such as offering the player choices in both soundtrack and non-linear routes, and its strong theme of luxury and relaxation. In retrospective interviews, Yu Suzuki has classified Out Run not as a racing game, but as a "driving" game.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outrun

    owt-run′, v.t. to go beyond in running: to exceed: to get the better of or to escape by running.—n. Out′runner.

Anagrams for outrun »

  1. run out, runout

  2. Run out

  3. Runout


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outrun in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outrun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hosea Ballou:

    Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

  3. Larry Legere:

    My guess is that Phil Greene saw that Phil Greene could outrun the storm, providing everything went right.

  4. Van Heerden:

    You can't outrun the rhino, if it means to dive into a thorn bush to the left or to the right, we need to get out of its way in a big hurry.

  5. Larry Legere:

    My guess is that he saw that he could outrun the storm, providing everything went right, he would have weighed all of the factors -- the weather, the condition of the ship.

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Translations for outrun

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • überholenGerman
  • پیشی جستنPersian
  • dépasser, prendre de vitesse, [[prendre]] [[de]] [[l']][[avance]] [[sur]], distancerFrench
  • kaikapeMāori
  • ontlopenDutch
  • обгоня́ть, превзойти́, обогна́ть, превосходи́ть, опережа́ть, опереди́тьRussian

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