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outrun

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verb out·run \ˌau̇t-ˈrən\

Simple Definition of outrun

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

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

Full Definition of outrun

out·ranplay \-ˈran\out·runout·run·ning

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to run faster than

  3. 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.



1526

First Known Use of outrun

1526


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