out·​pro·​duce ˌau̇t-prə-ˈd(y)üs How to pronounce outproduce (audio)
outproduced; outproducing

transitive verb

: to produce more of something than
For the first time in Ontario's electricity history the early morning hours of October 3 saw industrial wind turbines outproduce hydroelectricity.Parker Gallant
China outproduces every other nation in rice and millet …Alfred W. Crosby
specifically, sports : to score more than
She had nine second-quarter points to help outproduce the Rambelles in that quarter and make it 34-32 ASU at half. Andy Newberry

Examples of outproduce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use the tools now readily available to outproduce other shows and build familiarity with your audience. Jodie Cook, Forbes, 5 May 2023 The Panthers outproduced the Harpooners 17-8 in the third quarter to open the fourth only down by eight points at 33-25. Josh Reed, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Mar. 2023 The wet weight of the biomass on Earth is currently 2.2 trillion metric tons, and humans are on track to outproduce that figure in 2031 (including waste) or 2037 (without it). Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American, 9 Dec. 2020 Overall, both players have extremely bright futures, but the matchup and overall game script should play into Lamb’s hands this week, enabling him to outproduce Jefferson in a matchup between two of the league’s best young receivers. John Owning, Dallas News, 20 Nov. 2020 Will Jordan Howard significantly outproduce his average draft position? Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Sep. 2020 Its main consequence would be that Western states become less dependent on our ability to outproduce them. Jakub Grygiel, National Review, 16 Apr. 2020 Only four players who reached agreements Sunday — all of whom were max-level stars3 — are projected to outproduce their deals by more than the $12 million per season that the 27-year-old Lamb is expected to. Akeem Glaspie, Indianapolis Star, 1 July 2019 Strasburg will outproduce Kershaw, Scherzer, Sale Kluber, and the rest of the league, to be fantasy’s top starting pitcher. Michael Beller, SI.com, 28 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outproduce was in 1883

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“Outproduce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outproduce. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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