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outrun

verb out·run \ˌat-ˈrən\

: to run or move faster than (someone or something)

: to be or become more or greater than (something)

out·ran\-ˈran\out·runout·run·ning

Full Definition of OUTRUN

transitive verb
1
:  to run faster than
2
:  exceed, surpass <his ambitions outrun his abilities>

Examples of OUTRUN

  1. The rabbit had no chance of outrunning the dogs.
  2. His motorcycle could outrun any car on the road.

First Known Use of OUTRUN

1526
OUTRAN Defined for Kids

outrun

verb out·run \at-ˈrən\
out·ran \-ˈran\out·runout·run·ning

Definition of OUTRUN for Kids

:  to run or move faster than

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