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out·dis·tance

 (out-dĭs′təns)
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.

outdistance

(ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns)
vb
(tr) to leave far behind

out•dis•tance

(ˌaʊtˈdɪs təns)

v.t. -tanced, -tanc•ing.
to leave behind, as in running.
[1855–60]

outdistance


Past participle: outdistanced
Gerund: outdistancing

Imperative
outdistance
outdistance
Present
I outdistance
you outdistance
he/she/it outdistances
we outdistance
you outdistance
they outdistance
Preterite
I outdistanced
you outdistanced
he/she/it outdistanced
we outdistanced
you outdistanced
they outdistanced
Present Continuous
I am outdistancing
you are outdistancing
he/she/it is outdistancing
we are outdistancing
you are outdistancing
they are outdistancing
Present Perfect
I have outdistanced
you have outdistanced
he/she/it has outdistanced
we have outdistanced
you have outdistanced
they have outdistanced
Past Continuous
I was outdistancing
you were outdistancing
he/she/it was outdistancing
we were outdistancing
you were outdistancing
they were outdistancing
Past Perfect
I had outdistanced
you had outdistanced
he/she/it had outdistanced
we had outdistanced
you had outdistanced
they had outdistanced
Future
I will outdistance
you will outdistance
he/she/it will outdistance
we will outdistance
you will outdistance
they will outdistance
Future Perfect
I will have outdistanced
you will have outdistanced
he/she/it will have outdistanced
we will have outdistanced
you will have outdistanced
they will have outdistanced
Future Continuous
I will be outdistancing
you will be outdistancing
he/she/it will be outdistancing
we will be outdistancing
you will be outdistancing
they will be outdistancing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outdistancing
you have been outdistancing
he/she/it has been outdistancing
we have been outdistancing
you have been outdistancing
they have been outdistancing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outdistancing
you will have been outdistancing
he/she/it will have been outdistancing
we will have been outdistancing
you will have been outdistancing
they will have been outdistancing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outdistancing
you had been outdistancing
he/she/it had been outdistancing
we had been outdistancing
you had been outdistancing
they had been outdistancing
Conditional
I would outdistance
you would outdistance
he/she/it would outdistance
we would outdistance
you would outdistance
they would outdistance
Past Conditional
I would have outdistanced
you would have outdistanced
he/she/it would have outdistanced
we would have outdistanced
you would have outdistanced
they would have outdistanced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"

outdistance

verb
1. leave behind, lose, escape, get away from, shake off, outstrip, outrun, leave standing (informal), outpace He managed to outdistance his pursuers.
2. surpass, top, beat, cap (informal), eclipse, overshadow, best, outstrip, outdo, outshine, tower above, go one better than (informal), put in the shade a businessman who easily outdistanced his rivals for the nomination
Translations

outdistance

[aʊtˈdɪstəns] VTdejar atrás

outdistance

[ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns] vt (= ie be more successful than) → surpasser

outdistance

[ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns] vtdistanziare
References in classic literature ?
For a time the bulls pursued; but presently, as the swifter outdistanced the slower and found themselves separated from their fellows they abandoned the chase, standing roaring and screaming until the jungle reverberated to their hideous noises.
And by the time Demetrios made the Sonoma Hills, on the other side of the Straits, we were so hopelessly outdistanced that Charley told me to slack off the sheet, and we squared away for Benicia.
Their irritability arose out of their misery, increased with it, doubled upon it, outdistanced it.
Lute almost caught up amongst the trees, but was hopelessly outdistanced on the fallow field adjoining, across which the mare tore with a fine disregard for heavy ground and gopher-holes.
After putting himself in good position over the swim and bike legs, he unleashed his run and outdistanced the field by 23 seconds.
In frosh-soph competition, the Cats outdistanced Mount Vernon (12) and Herrin (10).
"In addition, the government outdistanced its 2013 fiscal targets by a considerable margin, and we anticipate a repeat performance in 2014."
The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta outdistanced a field of 13 other sports and luxury competitors chosen by Robb Report's automotive editors for their design, engineering, performance, and overall quality.
The Cardinal easily outdistanced the field for the team title, finishing at 1-under 863 to beat Washington, the runner-up, by 27 strokes.
The RAM, which wins this award for the second consecutive year, outdistanced in this category the Spanish airline "Iberia" and the Egyptian "Egypt Air".