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tr.v. out·went (-wĕnt′), out·gone (-gôn′, -gŏn′), out·go·ing, out·goes (-gōz′)
To go beyond; exceed or surpass.
n. (out′gō′)pl. out·goes
1. Something that goes out, especially an expenditure or a cost.
2. The act or process of going out.
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vb, -goes, -going, -went or -gone
(tr) to exceed or outstrip
1. (Commerce) cost; outgoings; outlay
2. something that goes out; outflow
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(n. ˈaʊtˌgoʊ; v. ˌaʊtˈgoʊ)

n., pl. -goes, n.
1. the act or process of going out.
2. money paid out.
3. something that goes out; outflow.
4. to go beyond; exceed.
5. to surpass or excel.
6. Archaic. to excel in speed.
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Past participle: outgone
Gerund: outgoing

I outgo
you outgo
he/she/it outgoes
we outgo
you outgo
they outgo
I outwent
you outwent
he/she/it outwent
we outwent
you outwent
they outwent
Present Continuous
I am outgoing
you are outgoing
he/she/it is outgoing
we are outgoing
you are outgoing
they are outgoing
Present Perfect
I have outgone
you have outgone
he/she/it has outgone
we have outgone
you have outgone
they have outgone
Past Continuous
I was outgoing
you were outgoing
he/she/it was outgoing
we were outgoing
you were outgoing
they were outgoing
Past Perfect
I had outgone
you had outgone
he/she/it had outgone
we had outgone
you had outgone
they had outgone
I will outgo
you will outgo
he/she/it will outgo
we will outgo
you will outgo
they will outgo
Future Perfect
I will have outgone
you will have outgone
he/she/it will have outgone
we will have outgone
you will have outgone
they will have outgone
Future Continuous
I will be outgoing
you will be outgoing
he/she/it will be outgoing
we will be outgoing
you will be outgoing
they will be outgoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outgoing
you have been outgoing
he/she/it has been outgoing
we have been outgoing
you have been outgoing
they have been outgoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outgoing
you will have been outgoing
he/she/it will have been outgoing
we will have been outgoing
you will have been outgoing
they will have been outgoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outgoing
you had been outgoing
he/she/it had been outgoing
we had been outgoing
you had been outgoing
they had been outgoing
I would outgo
you would outgo
he/she/it would outgo
we would outgo
you would outgo
they would outgo
Past Conditional
I would have outgone
you would have outgone
he/she/it would have outgone
we would have outgone
you would have outgone
they would have outgone
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outgo - money paid outoutgo - money paid out; an amount spent  
transferred possession, transferred property - a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
cost - the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
expense - money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer; "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"
transfer payment - a public expenditure (as for unemployment compensation or veteran's benefits) that is not for goods and services
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Verb1.outgo - 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"
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[ˈaʊtgəʊ] N (US) → gastos mpl
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References in classic literature ?
"Now ye know what manner of man I am, brother Jones," said the smith, with a fine and friendly conde- scension, "and doubtless ye would look to find me a man jealous of his due of respect and but sparing of outgo to strangers till their rating and quality be assured, but trouble yourself not, as concerning that; wit ye well ye shall find me a man that regardeth not these matters but is willing to receive any he as his fellow and equal that carrieth a right heart in his body, be his worldly estate howsoever modest.
My farm outgoes for the first season were, for implements, seed, work, etc., $14.72+.
By reducing the principal with every month's repayment, the gross amount repaid by a borrower during the duration of a loan will also go down as the interest outgo comes down, officials at the private sector lender said Wednesday.