outdistance


outdistance
UK [ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns] / US [aʊtˈdɪstəns] verb [transitive]
Word forms "outdistance":
present tense I/you/we/they outdistance he/she/it outdistances present participle outdistancing past tense outdistanced past participle outdistanced
to do something better, more quickly, or more successfully than someone or something else

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • outdistance — index transcend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outdistance — [v] outrun beat, best, better, exceed, go beyond, go one better*, leave behind, outclass, outdo, outhussle, outpace, outperform, outplay, overtake, pass, surpass, top, win the race; concept 141 …   New thesaurus

  • outdistance — ► VERB ▪ leave (a competitor or pursuer) far behind …   English terms dictionary

  • outdistance — [out΄dis′təns] vt. outdistanced, outdistancing to leave behind or get ahead of, as in a race …   English World dictionary

  • outdistance — [[t]a͟ʊtdɪ̱stəns[/t]] outdistances, outdistancing, outdistanced 1) VERB If you outdistance someone, you are a lot better and more successful than they are at a particular activity over a period of time. [V n] It didn t matter that Ingrid had… …   English dictionary

  • outdistance — verb To run further or faster than another, or to finish a race with a large margin. He could not long outdistance such a runner as the Bishop, whose tremendous strides would surely overhaul him in the end. Syn: outgallop …   Wiktionary

  • outdistance — transitive verb Date: 1857 to go far ahead of (as in a race) ; outstrip …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outdistance — /owt dis teuhns/, v.t., outdistanced, outdistancing. to leave behind, as in running; outstrip: The winning horse outdistanced the second place winner by five lengths. [1855 60; OUT + DISTANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • outdistance — Synonyms and related words: carry out, distance, extend out, get ahead of, go, go out, hold the field, leave behind, outlie, outrange, outstretch, overpass, pass, range out, reach out, shoot ahead of, steal a march, stretch out, surpass …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outdistance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. See overrunning. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. exceed, better, beat; see defeat 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. outrun, outmuscle, outdo, outclass, surpass, overtake, leave behind, *leave in the… …   English dictionary for students