outrebound

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

Definition of outrebound

transitive verb

basketball
: 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 Perhaps most importantly, Houston outrebounded SMU 45-34. Sam Blum, Dallas News, "SMU’s comeback effort falls short in road loss to Houston," 15 Jan. 2020 Lack of hustle an issue in loss The Spurs left Memphis red-faced after the Grizzlies outrebounded them 49-37 and recorded a season-high 27 second-chance points. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "Gregg Popovich: LaMarcus Aldridge ‘smart’ to get out of black-and-blue block," 11 Jan. 2020 Senior point guard Yazmeen Goo added 11 points with five assists and two steals for the Seawolves, who held the Rangers to 30 percent shooting while outrebounding them 46-26. Anchorage Daily News, "Seawolves get a lopsided women’s basketball win, but things are about to get tougher," 23 Nov. 2019 Related Articles The Wolves hit 11 3-pointers to San Antonio’s three, outrebounded the Spurs 50-44 and dished out 25 assists. Jace Frederick, Twin Cities, "Balanced Timberwolves rout Spurs to improve to 7-4," 13 Nov. 2019 The first quarter ended with the Terps down 18-15, having been outrebounded 11-4 while committing six fouls to South Carolina’s one. Nathan Ruiz, baltimoresun.com, "No. 8 South Carolina outlasts No. 4 Maryland, 63-54, in top-10 women’s basketball matchup," 10 Nov. 2019 Deshaw Andrews had 12 points for the Braves, who shot 26 percent for the game (17 of 66) but outrebounded DePaul 43-39. chicagotribune.com, "Paul Reed’s double-double leads DePaul over Alcorn State 72-54," 6 Nov. 2019 Seattle Pacific outrebounded the Seawolves 38-30 and outscored them 18-5 from the foul line. Anchorage Daily News, "Seattle Pacific uses rebounds, free throws to turn back UAA men’s basketball team," 3 Jan. 2020 The Terrapins outrebounded Bryant, 48-16, and snared 19 offensive boards. BostonGlobe.com, "was announced as the AP’s female athlete of the decade.," 31 Dec. 2019

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jan 2020

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“Outrebound.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrebound. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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