What does outrun mean?

Definitions for outrun
ˌaʊtˈrʌnout·run

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outrunverb

    run faster than

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

Wiktionary

  1. outrunnoun

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

  2. outrunverb

    To run faster than the others.

  3. outrunverb

    To exceed or overextend.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Outrunverb

    Etymology: out and run.

    By giving th’ house of Lancaster leave to breathe,
    It will outrun you, father, in the end. William Shakespeare.

    The expedition of my violent love
    Outruns the pauser reason. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    We may outrun,
    By violent swiftness, that which we run at. William Shakespeare.

    When things are come to the execution, there is no secrecy comparable to celerity, like the motion of a bullet in the air, which flieth so swift as it outruns the eye. Francis Bacon.

    This advantage age from youth hath won,
    As not to be out-riden, though outrun. Dryden.

    We outrun the present income, as not doubting to reimburse ourselves out of the profits of some future project. Addis.

Freebase

  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.

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  1. run out, runout

  2. Run out

  3. Runout

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Numerology

  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

Examples of outrun in a Sentence

  1. Martin Luther:

    The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men

  2. Nicolle Wallace:

    You see how difficult this is for this administration. I mean, I'm Nicolle Wallace, i'm a thrice-vaccinated, mask adherent. I buy KN95 masks by the, you know, caseload. They're in every pocket. I wear them everywhere except when I sit down, and I am certain that this is not a variant I can outrun.

  3. John McCain:

    I think her celebrity has outrun her. And even if she wanted to serve Alaska well, she can't get away from her celebrity status. I think it would be hard for her to settle in and do the work of a congresswoman, i think she's a wonderful person, personally.

  4. Jim Callis:

    This isnt Bo Jackson showing up and here, well pitch you the ball and you outrun everybody, or Deion Sanders helicoptering in and his great speed, coverage skills, when youre a quarterback, you have to put in hours and hours of study running an offense. ... You cant play both sports when youre a quarterback. I think if he wants to play quarterback, which appears to be his greatest love, there cant be any question that hes 100 percent football.

  5. Charles McDougall:

    Everyday in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Everyday in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it has to run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter if you’re the lion or a gazelle - when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.

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Translations for outrun

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

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