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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 ?
Together we raced across the scarlet sward, I timing my speed that I might not outdistance my slower companion.
Realizing that I could outdistance the clumsy brute in the open, I dropped from my leafy sanctuary intent only on distracting the thing's attention from Perry long enough to enable the old man to gain the safety of a larger tree.
Perry wanted to man the sweeps and try to get away from them, but I soon convinced him that any speed of which the Sari was capable would be far too slow to outdistance the swift, though awkward, dugouts of the Mezops.
Tony could always outdistance her easily, but never had she known him speed away so quickly as now, and she was sure he hurried that he might have more time to hide.
Not only could any of them easily outdistance the U-33, but the further upstream we progressed the greater the number of our besiegers, until fearful of navigating a strange river at high speed, I gave orders to reduce and moved slowly and majestically through the plunging, hissing mass.
The Wieroo wheeled and dropped almost to sea-level, and then raced southward in an effort to outdistance our pursuers.
A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.