outstand

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verb out·stand \ ˌau̇t-ˈstand \

Definition of outstand

outstood play \ˌau̇t-ˈstu̇d\; outstanding
transitive verb
:to endure beyond
  • I have outstood my time
  • —William Shakespeare
intransitive verb

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1571



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