outrace

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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.

Origin of outrace

1
First recorded in 1650–60; out- + race1

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How to use outrace in a sentence

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

    Lords of the North | A. C. Laut