outstride

verb
out·​stride | \ ˌau̇t-ˈstrīd How to pronounce outstride (audio) \
outstrode\ ˌau̇t-​ˈstrōd How to pronounce outstride (audio) \ also outstrided; outstridden\ ˌau̇t-​ˈstri-​dᵊn How to pronounce outstride (audio) \; outstrides

Definition of outstride

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in striding : to stride ahead of or faster than "My horse gave me everything he had," said [Shane] Sellers. "(Santos') horse has such a tremendous stride, he just outstrode me to the wire."— Ed Gray

First Known Use of outstride

1616, in the meaning defined above

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“Outstride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outstride. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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