outspeed

verb

out·​speed ˌau̇t-ˈspēd How to pronounce outspeed (audio)
outsped ˌau̇t-ˈsped How to pronounce outspeed (audio) or outspeeded; outspeeding

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in speeding : to go faster than
can outspeed any other car over a short distance
He really seems to believe that he can outspeed a well-struck tennis ball.Martin Amis

Examples of outspeed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web M2 Pro, Max, and Ultra variants have higher CPU and GPU core counts that will still outspeed the M2's performance improvements. Samuel Axon & Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 6 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outspeed was in 1661

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“Outspeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outspeed. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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