outpace

[ out-peys ]
/ ˌaʊtˈpeɪs /

verb (used with object), out·paced, out·pac·ing.

to surpass or exceed, as in speed, development, or performance: a company that has consistently outpaced the competition in sales.

Nearby words

  1. outmoded,
  2. outmost,
  3. outmuscle,
  4. outness,
  5. outnumber,
  6. outparish,
  7. outpatient,
  8. outperform,
  9. outplace,
  10. outplacement

Origin of outpace

First recorded in 1565–75; out- + pace1

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British Dictionary definitions for outpace

outpace

/ (aʊtˈpeɪs) /

verb (tr)

to run or move faster than (someone or something else)
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