out·​re·​bound | \ ˌau̇t-ˈrē-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce outrebound (audio) , -ri-ˈbau̇nd \
outrebounded; outrebounding; outrebounds

Definition of outrebound

transitive verb

: to rebound more than (an opponent) Dixon has taken a different approach to motivating the Panthers this season. His usual goal had been for his team to outrebound opponents by 10 per game.— Ray Fittipaldo

Examples of outrebound in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without the hulking Sixers center, Miami was able to outrebound the Sixers (47-37) and gain a huge advantage on the possession battle; the Heat came away with 13 more shots than Philadelphia. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 3 May 2022 The Gamecocks outrebound their opponents by 17.4 per game, holding them to 50.7 points, 33.0 percent from the floor, 26.7 on threes. Lori Riley, courant.com, 2 Apr. 2022 Monday night wasn’t the only time in recent games that the Cavs have failed to outrebound an opponent, surprising for a team that’s prided itself on its tall lineups and being able to battle down low in the paint. Ashley Bastock, cleveland, 1 Feb. 2022 The Knicks were more physical than the Bulls, using their size advantage to outrebound them by a 49-37 margin, including 16 from Julius Randle. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, 30 Oct. 2021 Despite giving up size in just about every matchup, CVCA was able to outrebound the Jaguars. Joe Magill, cleveland, 13 Dec. 2020 Dallas was able to outrebound Indiana in its win Friday, and Agler said that was one of the factors that led to that victory. Angel Franco, Dallas News, 3 Aug. 2020 Williamson outrebounded Sipsey Valley by 14 (38-24) and took 15 more shots. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 4 Mar. 2020 By the time the game was three quarters old, the Sun had outrebounded the Sparks 35-23. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of outrebound

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Outrebound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrebound. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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