- to exceed in volume of sales; sell more than: He outsells all our other salespeople.
- to exceed in value or number of sales: a soap that outsells all other brands.
- Archaic. to obtain a higher price than.
Origin of outsell
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Examples from the Web for outsell
The fork had triumphed, though knives and spoons continued to outsell forks until the early 19th century.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’
October 13, 2012
I see her yet; her pretty action did outsell her gift, and yet enriched it too.Tales from Shakespeare
Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
Her pretty action did outsell her gift, and yet enriched it too.Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare
All went well until the Chinaman began to outsell the other, when the Italian remonstrated.Vignettes Of San Francisco
- (tr) to sell or be sold in greater quantities than
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