[ verb out-rahyd; noun out-rahyd ]
/ verb ˌaʊtˈraɪd; noun ˈaʊtˌraɪd /

verb (used with object), out·rode, out·rid·den, out·rid·ing.

to outdo or outstrip in riding.
(of a ship) to come safely through (a storm) by lying to.

verb (used without object), out·rode, out·rid·den, out·rid·ing.

to act as an outrider.


Prosody. an unaccented syllable or syllables added to a metrical foot, especially in sprung rhythm.

Nearby words

  1. outrange,
  2. outrank,
  3. outre,
  4. outreach,
  5. outremont,
  6. outrider,
  7. outrigger,
  8. outright,
  9. outring,
  10. outro

Origin of outride

First recorded in 1520–30; out- + ride

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British Dictionary definitions for outride


verb (ˌaʊtˈraɪd) -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden (tr)

to outdo by riding faster, farther, or better than
(of a vessel) to ride out (a storm)

noun (ˈaʊtˌraɪd)

prosody rare an extra unstressed syllable within a metrical foot
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