outrange

verb
out·​range | \ ˌau̇t-ˈrānj How to pronounce outrange (audio) \
outranged; outranging; outranges

Definition of outrange

transitive verb

: to surpass in range

Examples of outrange in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The former top Pentagon official said the other line of effort that worries him is China’s emphasis on guided ballistic missiles and hypersonic weapons, which are designed to outrange American versions. Paul Sonne, Washington Post, 7 June 2019 Russia’s violations of the INF treaty, new S-500 air defenses, new Armata tanks and fast growing attack drone fleet - all point to a growing need for the US to outrange and outgun potential adversaries. Kris Osborn, Fox News, 28 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of outrange

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Outrange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrange. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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