outdistance(redirected from outdistanced)
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tr.v. out·dis·tanced, out·dis·tanc·ing, out·dis·tanc·es
1. To outrun, especially in a long-distance race.
2. To surpass by a wide margin, especially through superior skill or endurance: a sales force that outdistanced its competitors in volume sold.
(tr) to leave far behind
v.t. -tanced, -tanc•ing.
to leave behind, as in running.
Past participle: outdistanced
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|Verb||1.||outdistance - 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"
1. leave behind, lose, escape, get away from, shake off, outstrip, outrun, leave standing (informal), outpace He managed to outdistance his pursuers.