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  1. simple past tense and past participle of outsell.
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verb (used with object), out·sold, out·sell·ing.
  1. to exceed in volume of sales; sell more than: He outsells all our other salespeople.
  2. to exceed in value or number of sales: a soap that outsells all other brands.
  3. Archaic. to obtain a higher price than.
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Origin of outsell

First recorded in 1605–15; out- + sell1
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verb -sells, -selling or -sold
  1. (tr) to sell or be sold in greater quantities than
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