Examples of outnumber in a Sentence
With 20 girls and 10 boys in the class, girls outnumber boys by 2 to 1.
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Farmland and farming are costly, and U.S. agriculture is already dominated by older farmers, according to the National Young Farmers Coalition, which noted that farmers over the age of 65 outnumber those under 35, 6:1.
Recent data reveals that school security officers outnumber counselors in three out of five — and four out of the top 10 — of the biggest school districts in the country, including New York City, Chicago, Miami-Dade County, and Houston.
But while the Belgians had the younger, talented players, other factors played in Panama's favour. The heat and humidity on Russia's Black Sea coast was one, as was the fact their supporters greatly outnumbered those following the Belgians.
Justice Stephen Breyer, writing the principal dissent, focused on another statistic: that those who fail to vote far outnumber those who move each year, meaning that not voting is a poor proxy for an address change.
At some point, it must be expected that actual wins would outnumber losses, that the standings will matter and every game will carry significance.
His refusal to protect Robert Mueller is another high-risk, high-reward bet that the voters who applaud him for this stunt will outnumber those who are disgusted by it.
Based on Kepler's sampling, astronomers now believe that the Milky Way's planets could outnumber its stars, and that our galaxy could be home to billions of potentially habitable worlds.
People who voted by mail outnumbered those who went to the polls by 2-to-1.
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Definition of outnumber for English Language Learners
: to be more than (someone or something) in number
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