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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Kentucky outrebounded Indiana all-stars by six in the second half. Nate Bryan, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky girls hit from long range, rally to beat Indiana in annual all-star game," 7 June 2019 Cheick Diallo had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Pelicans, who outrebounded the Pacers 55-43. Brett Martel, The Seattle Times, "Collison lifts Pacers over Pelicans, 109-107," 4 Feb. 2019 Texas A&M is outrebounding its opponents by nearly six a game; Providence basically breaks even. Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY, "NCAA tournament bracket: 2018 March Madness West region capsules," 11 Mar. 2018 Seattle Pacific outshot and outrebounded the Seawolves in a 64-51 victory at the Alaska Airlines Center. Anchorage Daily News, "Early deficit, rebounding woes send UAA men to season-ending loss," 2 Mar. 2018 In its first meeting with Mercer this season, Samford was outrebounded by the Bears, 43-26, and shot a frigid 32.1 percent from the field in an 81-50 road loss held Jan. 13. Samford Athletics, AL.com, "Samford basketball looks to build on winning momentum Monday at home against Mercer," 11 Feb. 2018 Houston is the only team to outrebound them this season. Joseph Duarte, Houston Chronicle, "Up next for Houston men's basketball: No. 7 Wichita State," 19 Jan. 2018 Wichita State outrebounded the Thundering Herd 44-30, with Rashard Kelly grabbing 12. Bernie Wilson, BostonGlobe.com, "Marshall shocks Wichita St.," 17 Mar. 2018 Michigan outrebounded Wisconsin 17-9 in the first half. Jason Mcmahon, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan basketball answers Wisconsin's 2nd-half runs for 83-72 win," 11 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of outrebound

1935, in the meaning defined above

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