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outrun

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

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