verb (used with object)
Origin of outnumber
Examples from the Web for outnumbered
Outnumbered airs live at noon weekdays and has grown in popularity since its April 28 launch.
Outnumbered five to one in Britain, Scots made up 60 percent of the merchants in Bengal, Calcutta and Madras.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They are fighting on too many fronts and they are outnumbered,” one official said.
They know they will be outnumbered because there are simply fewer of them.Go Away, Coulter and Limbaugh; Hashtagging Is Better Than Snarking|Dean Obeidallah|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a state where Republicans outnumbered Democrats roughly two-to-one, she won reelection in 2006 with 57 percent of the vote.Will Kathleen Sebelius Win in the End? Legacy Tied to Obamacare’s Outcome|Michael Tomasky|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this engagement the Sioux outnumbered the soldiers three to one, and the latter fell back slowly until they reached a ravine.Last of the Great Scouts|Helen Cody Wetmore
Outnumbered nearly ten to one, his ship a stranded hulk, his cannon useless, surely he read his doom.The Black Buccaneer|Stephen W. Meader
Outnumbered, but not outgeneralled, the government forces fought valiantly.The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees|Mary Caroline Crawford
Outnumbered, the defense ships darted rapidly, wildly, putting up a futile fight.The Variable Man|Philip K. Dick
In these bad, dark days, outnumbered and out-gunned, they never wavered.Great Britain at War|Jeffery Farnol