outprice

verb
out·​price | \ ˌau̇t-ˈprīs How to pronounce outprice (audio) \
outpriced; outpricing

Definition of outprice

transitive verb

1 : to price products or services better or lower than … large conglomerates move in to their territory and put them out of business by selling "loss-leader" products to outprice the competition.— James Chilton
2 : to have a higher price than … quality child care for one year can outprice the cost of a college education for the same amount of time.— Kay Casey
3 : to raise the price of a product or service beyond the means of They can get that additional rent lift without outpricing their typical tenants.— Amanda Cooper

First Known Use of outprice

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outprice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outprice. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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