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outrace

[out-reys]
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verb (used with object), out·raced, out·rac·ing.
  1. to race or run faster than: The deer outraced its pursuers.
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Origin of outrace

First recorded in 1650–60; out- + race1
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Historical Examples

  • We can have no warning, I suppose; your ship will outrace the radio beam.

    Islands of Space

    John W Campbell

  • My horse, I knew, could outrace any cayuse of the Sioux band.

  • Tom put on a burst of speed, as if attempting to outrace their pursuer.

  • And then he and Fred, as well as the twins, settled down to the task of trying to outrace the oncoming squall.