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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


OUTRUN Defined for Kids

outrun

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verb out·run \au̇t-ˈrən\

Definition of outrun

out·ran \-ˈran\out·runout·run·ning

  1. :  to run or move faster than




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