outdistance

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verb out·dis·tance \ ˌau̇t-ˈdi-stən(t)s \

Definition of outdistance

transitive verb
:to go far ahead of (as in a race) :outstrip

Examples of outdistance in a Sentence

  1. She easily outdistanced the other runners.

  2. This television outdistances all others in the number of sales.

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First Known Use of outdistance

1789


OUTDISTANCE Defined for English Language Learners

outdistance

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Definition of outdistance for English Language Learners

  • : to go far ahead of or beyond (someone or something)


OUTDISTANCE Defined for Kids

outdistance

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verb out·dis·tance \ au̇t-ˈdi-stəns \

Definition of outdistance for Students

outdistanced; outdistancing
:to go far ahead of (as in a race)


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