What does outstrip mean?

Definitions for outstripˌaʊtˈstrɪp

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

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(v. t.)

    To exceed in development or performance; to surpass in any competition; to outdo; to outpace.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outstrip

    owt-strip′, v.t. to outrun: to leave behind: to escape beyond one's reach.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outstrip in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outstrip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Ryan Popple:

    We’re starting to outstrip the market requirement in terms of what city buses actually do.

  2. Kathryn Masterson:

    The persistence of this drought has begun to outstrip the tools utilities typically use to manage the state's hydrological cycles.

  3. Stewart B. Johnson:

    Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.

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Translations for outstrip

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • overvleugelen, overtreffenDutch
  • опередить, опережатьRussian

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