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outdistance

[ out-dis-tuhns ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞d瑟s t蓹ns /
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verb (used with object), out路dis路tanced, out路dis路tanc路ing.
to leave behind, as in running; outstrip: The winning horse outdistanced the second-place winner by five lengths.
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Origin of outdistance

First recorded in 1855鈥60; out- + distance
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British Dictionary definitions for outdistance

outdistance
/ (藢a蕣t藞d瑟st蓹ns) /

verb
(tr) to leave far behind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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