Definition of outpace
1 : to surpass in speed
2 : outdo
Recent Examples of outpace from the Web
The shrinking of the country’s population — deaths have outpaced births for several years — is already affecting the economy in areas including the job and housing markets, consumer spending and long-term investment plans at businesses.
Noticeably missing from the process, as headlines continued to outpace a formal decision, was any regard for normal diplomatic protocols.
U.S. home prices climbed in March at the strongest rate in nearly three years as a dwindling supply of houses for sale is causing prices to significantly outpace income growth.
Home-price growth in the Portland area is slowing down, but rising prices here still outpace most of the nation's major cities.
Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland, far outpaced the rest of the state with 666 deaths in 2016.
Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland, far outpaced the rest of the state with 666 deaths in 2016 with the majority of those deaths blamed on fentanyl use.
That Dillard -- with a campus that is 73 percent female -- is outpacing its larger counterparts is significant, said University of Pennsylvania higher education professor Marybeth Gasman.
Android, which became commercially available only in 2008, has grown quickly to become the fastest-growing smartphone operating system, with sales outpacing those of Apple’s iPhone by the middle of 2010.
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First Known Use of outpace
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Definition of outpace for English Language Learners
: to go or grow faster than (something)
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