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outdistance

verb out·dis·tance \ˌat-ˈdis-tən(t)s\

: to go far ahead of or beyond (someone or something)

Full Definition of OUTDISTANCE

transitive verb
:  to go far ahead of (as in a race) :  outstrip
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Examples of OUTDISTANCE

  1. She easily outdistanced the other runners.
  2. This television outdistances all others in the number of sales.

First Known Use of OUTDISTANCE

1857

Rhymes with OUTDISTANCE

OUTDISTANCE Defined for Kids

outdistance

verb out·dis·tance \at-ˈdi-stəns\
out·dis·tancedout·dis·tanc·ing

Definition of OUTDISTANCE for Kids

:  to go far ahead of (as in a race)

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