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tr.v. out·paced, out·pac·ing, out·pac·es
To surpass or outdo (another), as in speed, growth, or performance.
to run or move faster than (someone or something else)
v.t. -paced, -pac•ing.
1. to go faster than.
2. to outdo.
Past participle: outpaced
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|Verb||1.||outpace - surpass in speed; "Malthus believed that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence"|