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out·num·ber

 (out-nŭm′bər)
tr.v. out·num·bered, out·num·ber·ing, out·num·bers
To exceed the number of; be more numerous than.

outnumber

(ˌaʊtˈnʌmbə)
vb
(tr) to exceed in number

out•num•ber

(ˌaʊtˈnʌm bər)

v.t.
to exceed in number.
[1660–70]

outnumber


Past participle: outnumbered
Gerund: outnumbering

Imperative
outnumber
outnumber
Present
I outnumber
you outnumber
he/she/it outnumbers
we outnumber
you outnumber
they outnumber
Preterite
I outnumbered
you outnumbered
he/she/it outnumbered
we outnumbered
you outnumbered
they outnumbered
Present Continuous
I am outnumbering
you are outnumbering
he/she/it is outnumbering
we are outnumbering
you are outnumbering
they are outnumbering
Present Perfect
I have outnumbered
you have outnumbered
he/she/it has outnumbered
we have outnumbered
you have outnumbered
they have outnumbered
Past Continuous
I was outnumbering
you were outnumbering
he/she/it was outnumbering
we were outnumbering
you were outnumbering
they were outnumbering
Past Perfect
I had outnumbered
you had outnumbered
he/she/it had outnumbered
we had outnumbered
you had outnumbered
they had outnumbered
Future
I will outnumber
you will outnumber
he/she/it will outnumber
we will outnumber
you will outnumber
they will outnumber
Future Perfect
I will have outnumbered
you will have outnumbered
he/she/it will have outnumbered
we will have outnumbered
you will have outnumbered
they will have outnumbered
Future Continuous
I will be outnumbering
you will be outnumbering
he/she/it will be outnumbering
we will be outnumbering
you will be outnumbering
they will be outnumbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outnumbering
you have been outnumbering
he/she/it has been outnumbering
we have been outnumbering
you have been outnumbering
they have been outnumbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outnumbering
you will have been outnumbering
he/she/it will have been outnumbering
we will have been outnumbering
you will have been outnumbering
they will have been outnumbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outnumbering
you had been outnumbering
he/she/it had been outnumbering
we had been outnumbering
you had been outnumbering
they had been outnumbering
Conditional
I would outnumber
you would outnumber
he/she/it would outnumber
we would outnumber
you would outnumber
they would outnumber
Past Conditional
I would have outnumbered
you would have outnumbered
he/she/it would have outnumbered
we would have outnumbered
you would have outnumbered
they would have outnumbered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outnumber - be larger in number
number, total, amount, add up, come - add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
Translations
يَفوق عَدَداً
létszámban felülmúl
vera fleiri aî tölu en
pralenkti skaičiumi
pārspēt skaita ziņā
prevyšovať počtom
sayıca üstün olmak

outnumber

[aʊtˈnʌmbəʳ] VTexceder en número, ser más numeroso que
the actors outnumbered the audiencehabía más actores que público
we were outnumbered ten to oneellos eran diez veces más que nosotros

outnumber

[ˌaʊtˈnʌmbər] vtsurpasser en nombre
a town where men outnumber women four to one → une villeil y a quatre hommes pour une femme, une villeil y a quatre fois plus d'hommes que de femmes
They outnumbered us five to one
BUT Ils étaient cinq fois plus nombreux que nous.
to be outnumbered → être surpassé(e) en nombreout-of-body experience nexpérience f de sortie du corpsout of bounds out-of-bounds [ˌaʊtəvˈbaʊndz] adj
[place] → interdit(e)
(US) (GOLF) [ball] → hors limiteout of court adv
to settle out of court → trouver un accord hors tribunal
to settle sth out of court → régler qch hors tribunal out-of-court settlementout-of-court settlement ntransaction f à l'amiableout-of-date [ˌaʊtəvˈdeɪt] adj
[theory, idea] → dépassé(e)
[technology, equipment] → dépassé(e)
[passport, ticket] → périmé(e)
[clothes] → démodé(e)
[food] → périmé(e)out of date adj
to be out of date [theory, idea] → être dépassé; [technology, equipment] → être dépassé; [food] → être périmé
to go out of date [idea, technology] → être dépasséout-of-focus [ˌaʊtəvˈfəʊkəs] adj [photograph] → flou(e)out-of-pocket expenses [ˌaʊtəvpɒkɪtɪkˈspɛnsɪz] nplfrais mpl
I charge twenty dollars an hour plus out-of-pocket expenses → Je prends vingt dollars de l'heure plus les frais.out of stock adj [article] → épuisé(e)out of the ordinary adjqui sort de l'ordinaire
something out of the ordinary → quelque chose qui sort de l'ordinaire
I'd like to bring her something a little out of the ordinary → J'aimerais lui rapporter quelque chose qui sorte un peu de l'ordinaire.out-of-the-way [ˌaʊtəvðəˈweɪ] adj [place] → insoliteout-of-this-world [ˌaʊtəvðɪsˈwɜːrld] adjfantastique out of touch adj
to be out of touch → ne pas être dans le coup
If they really believe this then they must be completely out of touch → S'ils pensent vraiment cela c'est qu'ils ne sont pas du tout dans le coup.
to be out of touch with events → ne pas être en phase avec les événements
to be out of touch with public opinion → ne pas être en phase avec l'opinion publique
(= not in contact with) to be out of touch with sb → avoir perdu le contact avec qnout-of-town [ˌaʊtəvˈtaʊn] adj [shop, facility] → hors zone urbaine
[person] → de passageout of work out-of-work [ˌaʊtəvˈwɜːrk] adj (= unemployed) → sans emploi
to be out of work → être sans emploi

outnumber

vtin der Mehrzahl sein gegenüber; (in fight etc also) → zahlenmäßig überlegen sein (+dat); we were outnumbered (by them)wir waren (ihnen gegenüber) in der Minderzahl or Minderheit, wir waren (ihnen) zahlenmäßig unterlegen; we were outnumbered five to onesie waren fünfmal so viele wie wir, wir waren (ihnen) zahlenmäßig fünffach unterlegen

outnumber

[ˌaʊtˈnʌmbəʳ] vtsuperare numericamente

outnumber

(autˈnambə) verb
to be more (in number) than. The boys in the class outnumber the girls.

outnumber

v. exceder en número.
References in classic literature ?
In the county in which Tuskegee is situated the coloured people outnumbered the whites by about three to one.
These myriads of cows stretching under her eyes from the far east to the far west outnumbered any she had ever seen at one glance before.
Knowing that they outnumbered us ten to one, they took none of their usual cowardly precautions, but dashed upon us at a gallop, firing and yelling.
We're outnumbered, I needn't tell you that, but we fight in shelter; and a minute ago I should have said we fought with discipline.
The enemy, as I was saying, far outnumbered us: but I marched my men right into the middle of--what's that?
The Arabs outnumbered the Waziri; their bullets penetrated the shrubbery and found marks that the Arab riflemen had not even seen; and then Achmet Zek circled inward a half mile above the bungalow, tore down a section of the fence, and led his marauders within the grounds.
The Sioux far outnumbered them, it is true, but their own party was about sixty strong, well armed and supplied with ammunition; and, beside their guns and rifles, they had a swivel and two howitzers mounted in the boats.
They saw utan after utan march from the gate in perfect step to reinforce the outnumbered company which Tario had first sent forth to arrest them.
Then each of these men retreated as far as the ditch, from which each took a concealed musket; the result was that our seven travelers were outnumbered in weapons.
One would almost imagine from the long list that is given of cannibal primates, bishops, arch-deacons, prebendaries, and other inferior ecclesiastics, that the sacerdotal order far outnumbered the rest of the population, and that the poor natives were more severely priest-ridden than even the inhabitants of the papal states.
The aide left the room and the others fell into a general conversation from which it became apparent to Tarzan that the German East African forces greatly outnumbered the British and that the latter were suffering heavily.
At the clash of steel, palace guards rushed to the scene from other parts of the great building until those who would have defended U-Thor were outnumbered two to one, and then the jed of Manatos slowly withdrew with his forces, and fighting his way through the corridors and chambers of the palace came at last to the avenue.