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

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Wichita State outrebounded the Thundering Herd 44-30, with Rashard Kelly grabbing 12. Bernie Wilson, chicagotribune.com, "Jon Elmore's 27 lead 13th-seeded Marshall over Wichita St 81-75," 16 Mar. 2018 Freshman Daniel Gafford added 16 points and also matched his career-best with 12 rebounds, keying an effort that saw the Razorbacks outrebound the Gators 43-28. Kurt Voigt, OrlandoSentinel.com, "UF makes early exit from SEC Tournament after 80-72 loss to Arkansas," 10 Mar. 2018 Among their troubles Friday: They were outscored by 21 points from the 3-point line and outrebounded 52-38, including 18 offensive boards for the Nuggets. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, "Another Rocky Mountain low for Spurs in Denver," 24 Feb. 2018 The Hoosiers forced 15 turnovers but were 6 of 20 on 3s and got outrebounded 35-29. Michael Marot, The Seattle Times, "Wesson’s tie-breaking dunk sends Buckeyes past Hoosiers," 10 Feb. 2019 Graceland won this one on the boards, outrebounding Texas Wesleyan 47-34. kansascity, "Columbia College upset in first round of NAIA tournament | The Kansas City Star," 15 Mar. 2018 Lawrence finished with his second double-double in a row, grabbing a career-high 13 rebounds as well on a day in which Miami outrebounded Virginia Tech 41-28. miamiherald, "Canes relied on something that isn’t their strength to hold off the Hokies," 3 Feb. 2018 The Wildcats outrebounded Texas Tech 33-25 overall and 27-18 on the defensive side, limiting second-chance points. Avery Osen, The Seattle Times, "K-State’s defense stifles No. 14 Texas Tech in 58-45 win," 22 Jan. 2019 The smaller Jayhawks outrebounded Duke by 15, and had 17 offensive rebounds. George Schroeder, USA TODAY, "Malik Newman's metamorphosis has transformed Kansas, and has Jayhawks in Final Four," 26 Mar. 2018

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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