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outrace

[ out-reys ]
/ ˌaʊtˈreɪs /
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verb (used with object), out·raced, out·rac·ing.

to race or run faster than: The deer outraced its pursuers.

RELATED WORDS

transcend, exceed, top, excel, outshine, outstrip, surmount, outdo, outdistance, outgo

Nearby words

outpost, outpour, outpouring, outpull, output, outrace, outrage, outrageous, outrageously, outram, outran

Origin of outrace

First recorded in 1650–60; out- + race1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for outrace

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

    Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
  • Tom put on a burst of speed, as if attempting to outrace their pursuer.

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

    Islands of Space|John W Campbell
  • And then he and Fred, as well as the twins, settled down to the task of trying to outrace the oncoming squall.

    The Rover Boys at Colby Hall|Arthur M. Winfield