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out·strip

 (out-strĭp′)
tr.v. out·stripped, out·strip·ping, out·strips
1. To move past or ahead of: outstripped the other runners on the last lap.
2. To be greater than or superior to; exceed or surpass: Her new book outstripped the sales of all her previous ones combined. See Synonyms at excel.

outstrip

(ˌaʊtˈstrɪp)
vb (tr) , -strips, -stripping or -stripped
1. to surpass in a sphere of activity, competition, etc
2. to be or grow greater than
3. to go faster than and leave behind

out•strip

(ˌaʊtˈstrɪp)

v.t. -stripped, -strip•ping.
1. to outdo; surpass; excel.
2. to pass in running or swift travel.
3. to get ahead of in or as if in a race.
4. to exceed.
[1570–80]

outstrip


Past participle: outstripped
Gerund: outstripping

Imperative
outstrip
outstrip
Present
I outstrip
you outstrip
he/she/it outstrips
we outstrip
you outstrip
they outstrip
Preterite
I outstripped
you outstripped
he/she/it outstripped
we outstripped
you outstripped
they outstripped
Present Continuous
I am outstripping
you are outstripping
he/she/it is outstripping
we are outstripping
you are outstripping
they are outstripping
Present Perfect
I have outstripped
you have outstripped
he/she/it has outstripped
we have outstripped
you have outstripped
they have outstripped
Past Continuous
I was outstripping
you were outstripping
he/she/it was outstripping
we were outstripping
you were outstripping
they were outstripping
Past Perfect
I had outstripped
you had outstripped
he/she/it had outstripped
we had outstripped
you had outstripped
they had outstripped
Future
I will outstrip
you will outstrip
he/she/it will outstrip
we will outstrip
you will outstrip
they will outstrip
Future Perfect
I will have outstripped
you will have outstripped
he/she/it will have outstripped
we will have outstripped
you will have outstripped
they will have outstripped
Future Continuous
I will be outstripping
you will be outstripping
he/she/it will be outstripping
we will be outstripping
you will be outstripping
they will be outstripping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outstripping
you have been outstripping
he/she/it has been outstripping
we have been outstripping
you have been outstripping
they have been outstripping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outstripping
you will have been outstripping
he/she/it will have been outstripping
we will have been outstripping
you will have been outstripping
they will have been outstripping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outstripping
you had been outstripping
he/she/it had been outstripping
we had been outstripping
you had been outstripping
they had been outstripping
Conditional
I would outstrip
you would outstrip
he/she/it would outstrip
we would outstrip
you would outstrip
they would outstrip
Past Conditional
I would have outstripped
you would have outstripped
he/she/it would have outstripped
we would have outstripped
you would have outstripped
they would have outstripped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outstrip - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
beat, beat out, vanquish, trounce, crush, shell - come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
outsmart, outwit, overreach, circumvent, outfox, beat - beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
outgrow - grow faster than
outcry, outshout - shout louder than
outroar - roar louder than
outsail - sail faster or better than; "They outsailed the Roman fleet"
outdraw - draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outsell - sell more than others; "This salesman outsells his colleagues"
outsell - be sold more often than other, similar products; "The new Toyota outsells the Honda by a wide margin"
outpace - surpass in speed; "Malthus believed that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence"
better, break - surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record"
outshine - attract more attention and praise than others; "This film outshone all the others in quality"
outrange - have a greater range than (another gun)
outweigh - be heavier than
outbrave - be braver than
out-herod - surpass someone in cruelty or evil
outfox - outdo someone in trickery
shame - surpass or beat by a wide margin
outmarch - march longer distances and for a longer time than; "This guy can outmarch anyone!"
outwear - last longer than others; "This material outwears all others"
2.outstrip - go far ahead of; "He outdistanced the other runners"
leave behind - depart and not take along; "He left behind all his possessions when he moved to Europe"

outstrip

verb
1. exceed, eclipse, overtake, top, cap (informal), go beyond, surpass, outdo In 1989 and 1990 demand outstripped supply.
2. surpass (informal), beat, leave behind, eclipse, overtake, best, top, better, overshadow, outdo, outclass, outperform, outshine, leave standing (informal), tower above, get ahead of, go one better than (informal), run rings around, knock spots off (informal), put in the shade In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
3. outdistance, lose, leave behind, shake off, outrun, leave standing (informal), outpace He soon outstripped the other runners.

outstrip

verb
To be greater or better than:
Informal: beat.
Translations
يَسْبق، يَتَغَلَّب على المُتَسابِقين
løbe fra
fara hraîar en
pārspēt skriešanā, noskriet
geçmekgeride bırakmak

outstrip

[aʊtˈstrɪp] VTdejar atrás, aventajar (fig) → aventajar, adelantarse a

outstrip

[ˌaʊtˈstrɪp] vt
[+ supply, productivity] → dépasser
[+ rival] → dépasserout-take outtake [ˈaʊtteɪk] n [film, programme] → chute fout tray out-tray [ˈaʊttreɪ] ncourrier m sortant

outstrip

[ˌaʊtˈstrɪp] vt (also) (fig) → superare

outstrip

(autˈstrip) past tense, past participle outˈstripped verb
to go much faster than. He outstripped the other runners.
References in classic literature ?
Jo drew a long breath and unclasped her hands as she watched the poor fellow trying to outstrip the trouble which he carried in his heart.
The Delawares are children of the tortoise, and they outstrip the deer.
But it bade far to outstrip them; it flew on and on, as a mass of interblending bubbles borne down a rapid stream from the hills.
If she had gone to the admiral's, no choice would be left him but to follow the coach, to catch the train by which she traveled, and to outstrip her afterward on the drive from the station in Essex to St.
All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.
So my son took, of his own will, and on no compulsion, to the course in which he can always, when it is his pleasure, outstrip every competitor,' she pursued.
They rushed madly, yet his feet were swift as the swiftest; no wolf could outstrip him, and in him was but one desire--the desire of prey.
Of course, in the beginning, this cannot be effected except by means of despotic inroads on the rights of property, and on the conditions of bourgeois production; by means of measures, therefore,which appear economically insufficient and untenable, but which, in the course of the movement, outstrip themselves, necessitate further inroads upon the old social order, and are unavoidable as a means of entirely revolutionising the mode of production.
Others will follow, others will outstrip me on the same lines; and I hazard the guess that man will be ultimately known for a mere polity of multifarious, incongruous and independent denizens.
You must know I felt so interested in the splendid roan horse, with his elegant little rider, so tastefully dressed in a pink satin jacket and cap, that I could not help praying for their success with as much earnestness as though the half of my fortune were at stake; and when I saw them outstrip all the others, and come to the winning-post in such gallant style, I actually clapped my hands with joy.
Charley greatly admired the construction of the new vehicle, and felt certain that it would outstrip any other sled that ever dashed adown the long slopes of the Common.
It is said, however, that the buffaloes on the Pacific side of the Rocky Mountains are fleeter and more active than on the Atlantic side; those upon the plains of the Columbia can scarcely be overtaken by a horse that would outstrip the same animal in the neighborhood of the Platte, the usual hunting ground of the Blackfeet.