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out·num·ber

 (out-nŭm′bər)
tr.v. out·num·bered, out·num·ber·ing, out·num·bers
To exceed the number of; be more numerous than.

outnumber

(ˌaʊtˈnʌmbə)
vb
(tr) to exceed in number

out•num•ber

(ˌaʊtˈnʌm bər)

v.t.
to exceed in number.
[1660–70]

outnumber


Past participle: outnumbered
Gerund: outnumbering

Imperative
outnumber
outnumber
Present
I outnumber
you outnumber
he/she/it outnumbers
we outnumber
you outnumber
they outnumber
Preterite
I outnumbered
you outnumbered
he/she/it outnumbered
we outnumbered
you outnumbered
they outnumbered
Present Continuous
I am outnumbering
you are outnumbering
he/she/it is outnumbering
we are outnumbering
you are outnumbering
they are outnumbering
Present Perfect
I have outnumbered
you have outnumbered
he/she/it has outnumbered
we have outnumbered
you have outnumbered
they have outnumbered
Past Continuous
I was outnumbering
you were outnumbering
he/she/it was outnumbering
we were outnumbering
you were outnumbering
they were outnumbering
Past Perfect
I had outnumbered
you had outnumbered
he/she/it had outnumbered
we had outnumbered
you had outnumbered
they had outnumbered
Future
I will outnumber
you will outnumber
he/she/it will outnumber
we will outnumber
you will outnumber
they will outnumber
Future Perfect
I will have outnumbered
you will have outnumbered
he/she/it will have outnumbered
we will have outnumbered
you will have outnumbered
they will have outnumbered
Future Continuous
I will be outnumbering
you will be outnumbering
he/she/it will be outnumbering
we will be outnumbering
you will be outnumbering
they will be outnumbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outnumbering
you have been outnumbering
he/she/it has been outnumbering
we have been outnumbering
you have been outnumbering
they have been outnumbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outnumbering
you will have been outnumbering
he/she/it will have been outnumbering
we will have been outnumbering
you will have been outnumbering
they will have been outnumbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outnumbering
you had been outnumbering
he/she/it had been outnumbering
we had been outnumbering
you had been outnumbering
they had been outnumbering
Conditional
I would outnumber
you would outnumber
he/she/it would outnumber
we would outnumber
you would outnumber
they would outnumber
Past Conditional
I would have outnumbered
you would have outnumbered
he/she/it would have outnumbered
we would have outnumbered
you would have outnumbered
they would have outnumbered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outnumber - be larger in number
number, total, amount, add up, come - add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
Translations
يَفوق عَدَداً
létszámban felülmúl
vera fleiri aî tölu en
pralenkti skaičiumi
pārspēt skaita ziņā
prevyšovať počtom
sayıca üstün olmak

outnumber

[aʊtˈnʌmbəʳ] VTexceder en número, ser más numeroso que
the actors outnumbered the audiencehabía más actores que público
we were outnumbered ten to oneellos eran diez veces más que nosotros

outnumber

[ˌaʊtˈnʌmbər] vtsurpasser en nombre
a town where men outnumber women four to one → une villeil y a quatre hommes pour une femme, une villeil y a quatre fois plus d'hommes que de femmes
They outnumbered us five to one
BUT Ils étaient cinq fois plus nombreux que nous.
to be outnumbered → être surpassé(e) en nombreout-of-body experience nexpérience f de sortie du corpsout of bounds out-of-bounds [ˌaʊtəvˈbaʊndz] adj
[place] → interdit(e)
(US) (GOLF) [ball] → hors limiteout of court adv
to settle out of court → trouver un accord hors tribunal
to settle sth out of court → régler qch hors tribunal out-of-court settlementout-of-court settlement ntransaction f à l'amiableout-of-date [ˌaʊtəvˈdeɪt] adj
[theory, idea] → dépassé(e)
[technology, equipment] → dépassé(e)
[passport, ticket] → périmé(e)
[clothes] → démodé(e)
[food] → périmé(e)out of date adj
to be out of date [theory, idea] → être dépassé; [technology, equipment] → être dépassé; [food] → être périmé
to go out of date [idea, technology] → être dépasséout-of-focus [ˌaʊtəvˈfəʊkəs] adj [photograph] → flou(e)out-of-pocket expenses [ˌaʊtəvpɒkɪtɪkˈspɛnsɪz] nplfrais mpl
I charge twenty dollars an hour plus out-of-pocket expenses → Je prends vingt dollars de l'heure plus les frais.out of stock adj [article] → épuisé(e)out of the ordinary adjqui sort de l'ordinaire
something out of the ordinary → quelque chose qui sort de l'ordinaire
I'd like to bring her something a little out of the ordinary → J'aimerais lui rapporter quelque chose qui sorte un peu de l'ordinaire.out-of-the-way [ˌaʊtəvðəˈweɪ] adj [place] → insoliteout-of-this-world [ˌaʊtəvðɪsˈwɜːrld] adjfantastique out of touch adj
to be out of touch → ne pas être dans le coup
If they really believe this then they must be completely out of touch → S'ils pensent vraiment cela c'est qu'ils ne sont pas du tout dans le coup.
to be out of touch with events → ne pas être en phase avec les événements
to be out of touch with public opinion → ne pas être en phase avec l'opinion publique
(= not in contact with) to be out of touch with sb → avoir perdu le contact avec qnout-of-town [ˌaʊtəvˈtaʊn] adj [shop, facility] → hors zone urbaine
[person] → de passageout of work out-of-work [ˌaʊtəvˈwɜːrk] adj (= unemployed) → sans emploi
to be out of work → être sans emploi

outnumber

vtin der Mehrzahl sein gegenüber; (in fight etc also) → zahlenmäßig überlegen sein (+dat); we were outnumbered (by them)wir waren (ihnen gegenüber) in der Minderzahl or Minderheit, wir waren (ihnen) zahlenmäßig unterlegen; we were outnumbered five to onesie waren fünfmal so viele wie wir, wir waren (ihnen) zahlenmäßig fünffach unterlegen

outnumber

[ˌaʊtˈnʌmbəʳ] vtsuperare numericamente

outnumber

(autˈnambə) verb
to be more (in number) than. The boys in the class outnumber the girls.

outnumber

v. exceder en número.
References in classic literature ?
Later, and especially since the war, the term seems to be used wholly in a political sense--that is, to designate the counties where the black people outnumber the white.
And lastly, how comes it that we whalemen of America now outnumber all the rest of the banded whalemen in the world; sail a navy of upwards of seven hundred vessels; manned by eighteen thousand men; yearly consuming 00824,000,000 of dollars; the ships worth, at the time of sailing, 20,000,000 dollars; and every year importing into our harbors a well reaped harvest of 00847,000,000 dollars.
Again, we say that there are many people in a village, and few in Athens, although those in the city are many times as numerous as those in the village: or we say that a house has many in it, and a theatre few, though those in the theatre far outnumber those in the house.