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tr.v. out·rode (-rōd′), out·rid·den (-rĭd′n), out·rid·ing, out·rides
1. To ride faster, farther, or better than; outstrip.
2. To withstand successfully; ride out: outride a storm at sea.
An unstressed syllable or cluster of syllables within a given metrical unit that is omitted from the scansion pattern in sprung rhythm.
[N., coined by Gerard Manley Hopkins.]
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vb (tr) , -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden
1. to outdo by riding faster, farther, or better than
2. (Nautical Terms) (of a vessel) to ride out (a storm)
(Poetry) prosody rare an extra unstressed syllable within a metrical foot
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v. -rode, -rid•den, -rid•ing. v.t.
1. to outdo in riding.
2. (of a ship) to come safely through (a storm).
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Past participle: outridden
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|Verb||1.||outride - hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"|
outstay - surpass in staying power; "They outstayed their competitors"
|2.||outride - ride better, faster, or further than; "The champion bicyclist outrode all his competitors"|
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