Definition of outdistance
: to go far ahead of (as in a race) : outstrip
Examples of outdistance in a Sentence
She easily outdistanced the other runners.
This television outdistances all others in the number of sales.
Recent Examples of outdistance from the Web
Even so, his defensive metrics were favorable (+6 runs via both DRS and UZR), and his 2.8 bWAR outdistanced every AL rookie except Gary Sanchez.
New Zealand has outdistanced the U.S. with relative ease in each heat, erasing...
Bobrovsky got 25 of the 30 first-place votes to outdistance Braden Holtby and Carey Price after leading the league with a 2.06 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage.
Honda easily outdistanced Toyota for third, selling 1,928 new vehicles to 1,663 sold by its offshore rival in the month.
Tapwrit received 20.75 percent of votes to outdistance Irish War Cry.
Her 38.850, besides also being a section record, easily outdistanced the field.
The tree outdistanced all others in its class, becoming the state champion in Washington of its species, at more than 70 feet high with a bigger-than-35-foot crown spread and nearly 6 feet around at its trunk at breast height.
Johnston easily outdistanced VMI's Elizabeth Johnston (43.09m) and 2016 champion Hailey Cook of Western Carolina (42.57m).
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First Known Use of outdistance
OUTDISTANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outdistance for English Language Learners
: to go far ahead of or beyond (someone or something)
OUTDISTANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of outdistance for Students
: to go far ahead of (as in a race)
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