outride

[ 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.

noun

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

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Origin of outride

First recorded in 1520–30; out- + ride
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British Dictionary definitions for outride

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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